December 2017

Stop Dreaming of Becoming a Wealthy Writer.
Wake Up And Make It Your Reality

Read this newsletter online
http://www.RuthIsWriting.com/newsletter.html

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Looking For Books For Xmas?

How To Quit SMoking Without Giving Up Cigarettes
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Stand By Me - Romantic Fiction
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Playing For Real: When A Computer Game Has The Ability To Kill, You Have To Start...Playing For Real
- Horror Fiction
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Welcome to this month's newsletter.

If you've been reading my latest blog posts, you'll know that I've been talking a lot about making money as an affiliate marketer.

This is for two reasons. Firstly, it can be a really good way to earn money online from your writing, especially if you don't want to write books and prefere shorter pieces of writing. And secondly, it's my niche for this month.

You see, I've decided that because there are so many facets to online writing and self publishing, that it's best if I stick to one each month so that I can go more in depth with it.

Next month I'll be talking about making money from self publising.

I'm also going to be blogging more so that I can give you as much information I can on each subject. Plus each post will contain tips and useable information, which, if you act on it, will help you to earn more money from your writing and self publishing.

So don't dismiss what I'll be sending you. Read and absorb it and then act on it too.

And because this is the last newsletter for the year, I'll wish you all the best for the holiday season (which is summer here in Australia, so we'll be either spending more time outdoors, or if it's too hot, more time indoors in the air con) and I hope you have big writing goals for 2018 and that you achieve them all.

I've packed lots of information and writing projects in this month's newsletter including a free blogging course, a free PDF download of top copywriter, John Carlton's writing system and a writing opportunity with the TV company, Nickelodeon.

Enjoy.

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"Success is no accident. It is hard work, perseverance, learning, studying, sacrifice and most of all, love of what you are doing or learning to do."
~Pele

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WRITING NEWS
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AMAZON AUSTRALIA IS NOW LIVE
The wait is over. After a bunch of false starts and rumoured technical hiccups, the Amazon Australia website is finally open for business. You can buy computers, gadgets, toys, video games and other goodies from Amazon Australia right now.
https://www.lifehacker.com.au/2017/12/rejoice-amazon-australia-is-now-live/

SELF-PUBLISHED ISBNs HIT 786,935
A new report issued by Bowker found that a total of 786,935 ISBNs were issued to self-published authors in 2016, an 8.2% increase over 2015.
http://bit.ly/2yCT3xf

SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE FIRST BLACK HEAD WRITER EVER
Michael Che just broke a color barrier at “Saturday Night Live.” NBC announced Tuesday that Che was promoted to a head writer’s position, making him the first black person to have that title in the 43 seasons of the comedy sketch show, according to reports.
http://bit.ly/2o5b30n

MICROSOFT USING AI FOR SEARCH RESULTS
The software giant wants Bing search to give you more helpful answers, Outlook to identify important emails and Word to help you write smarter sounding memos.
http://cnet.co/2Ce8KLi

DIRECTOR AT PENGUIN YOUNG READERS RESIGNS AMID SEXUAL HARASMENT CHARGES
Three weeks after actress and comedian Charlyne Yi charged an art director at Penguin Random House with sexual harassment via Twitter, he has resigned. Giuseppe Castellano, executive art director of the Penguin Young Readers imprint Penguin Workshop, issued a statement on his personal blog about his decision, citing the incident with Yi as the cause.
http://bit.ly/2iYgJng

NICKELODEON WRITING OPPORTUNITY
Nickelodeon's Writing Program offers aspiring television writers from around the globe, with diverse backgrounds and experiences, the opportunity to hone their skills while writing for our live action and animated shows.
No previous paid writing experience is necessary. Domestic & international applicants may apply.
Submission must include a spec script based on a show from the General track's Accepted Shows List.
The chosen writers will receive a salaried position for up to one year (for Domestic writers) and up to six months (for International writers) and the opportunity to write for Nickelodeon’s live action and animated television shows.
Submission window: 2nd Jan 2018 to 31st Jan 2018
Full and detailed submission guidelines:
https://www.nickanimation.com/writing-program

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SHOW...DON'T TELL
I identified seven attributes that every great Boardroom copywriter possessed…and these are copywriters who have been responsible for the mailing of well over a billion pieces of direct mail.
Below are the seven attributes...
https://www.briankurtz.me/show-dont-tell/

FREE BLOGGING COURSE
Discover 10 blogging tools for increasing your blogging and writing productivity. The ultimate blogging tools course!
http://bit.ly/2iWQRbx

5 EXPERT TIPS TO SIMPLIFY YOUR GOALS
"When I have a goal, I start by thinking about the end result and what that should look like. This allows me to visualize what we will achieve and map the most direct route to accomplish that goal."
https://www.success.com/article/5-expert-tips-to-simplify-your-goals

HOW TO GET AGENTS AND PUBLISHERS BEGGING TO SEE YOUR WORK
Before you contact an agent or a publisher with your latest book manuscript, find out exactly what to send and when to send it. This is need-to-know information from a top literary agent.
http://bit.ly/2ACGrcj

FREE EBOOKS FOR WRITERS
Whether you want to be more productive, have more motivation, better concentration, write a book quickly, or making more money from your writing; you'll find plenty here to help you. No sign up necessary. Just click and download all the ebooks you want.
http://cheritonhousepublishing.com/free-ebooks.html

SIMPLE WRITING SYSTEM
I’ve grinded down over 15 Hours of a phenomenal seminar to what I consider to be the Golden Nuggets out of one of the Best Copywriting Seminars ever held. It is a series of 17 checklists top copywriter, John Carlton, goes through internally whenever he writes.
http://bit.ly/2AUMsxW

THE COMPLETE BLOGGER COURSE
Learn Everything About Blogger. The Most Complete Google Blogger Tutorials Which Can Teach You A-z and Basic to Advance on Learning Blogger.
Set up your own free Google Blogger Blog.
http://bit.ly/2Cb7uZr

ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS IN 2018
Download a beautiful planner to help you start
the New Year as you want it to go on - with all your goals reached.
http://viewbook.at/LOAplanner

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The Incredibly Easy Way to Get More Done and Earn More Money Online
By Ruth Barringham

Read it online at https://ruthiswriting.com/articles/2017/get-more-done.html

When it comes to writing, you have to remeber the numbers. By that I mean that the more you write, the more money you can earn.

Why?

Because if you don't write much, or not at all, then how can you expect to make money from your writing?

So the more you write, the greater your income can be.

The problem with reading anything about how to make money online, is that it can make it seem as though there are short cuts to earning money online. But there aren't any shortcuts.

Yet this doesn't stop people from continually looking for the easiest and fastest ways to make money online. They waste days/weeks/months/years looking for the fast and simple way to do it.

While at the same time, the real entrepreneurs are simple showing up and doing the work.

Every day they pound away while others procrastinate, worry and generally let life get int he way of what they should be doing. And in the end, they achieve nothing or very little.

So if you're stuck in the "get rich quick" mindset and you've spent years looking for that illusive "secret" to making money online, what should you do instead?

How do you start to make money online?

You just start working. It's that simple. There is no big secret and there's nothing your missing.

The hardest thing about making money online is just simply showing up for work every day. Yet at the same time, it's THE most important thing you can do.

There are many people who work at home as writers making money online and the way that they do it is by making it a habit to show up for work every day - no matter what.

Just stop and think about it for a moment.. How much money could you be earning if you simply sat down and worked online for a couple of hours a day? How much would that imporove your online income?

And I don't mean sitting down and surfing the net looking for a quick way to make money. I mean sitting down, writing out what it is you want to achieve, writing out a plan of how to achieve it, and then getting on with working your plan.

How to make working from home easier.

Regular habits make tasks easier. It's easy to do something when it's something that you do regularly every day.

Daily habits are best because doing something so often and so regularly makes you not only better at it but faster too. Just think of things you do daily like brushing your teeth, having a shower, making dinner, etc. How easy is it to do them because they are a daily habit?

Stop overthinking everything.

Another problem that can stop you from showing up for work every day is to overthink everything and think that you have to have to know absolutely everything before you can start. This can lead to putting things off.

You don't have to see the whole staircase to take the first step. It's like driving at night. Your headlights only light up a little of the way in front of you, but you drive anyway, knowing where you're heading and trusting you'll arrive eventually, even if there are a few roadblocks along the way.

Overthinking (worrying) can make you put things off and not start. On the other hand inurtia helps things that are already in motion to stay in motion.

And don't think of things you have to do as a project. Break them down into tasks. You can't do a project but you can complete the tasks necessary to complet the project. So if you need to make a website, break it down into tasks such as "get hosting and a domain name, write web page content, set up email account, etc" because these are "do-able" tasks whereas "make a website" is too overwhelming if you don't know the steps you need to take.

You're not too busy.

You also need to stop putting of your online business until you have time to work on it. If you do that you'll never 'find' the time. You have to MAKE the time.

Being 'too busy' to work on your online business is just another form of procrastination. It's a way to be lazy instead of sitting down and doing what you should be doing.

Having short-term goals can help too. Have a daily goal of what you want to achieve, even if you don't feel you have a lot of time.

For instance, have a daily goal of writing at least 500 words. Or a goal of publishing something online every day (or both) whether it's an article, a Tweet, a blog comment, a marketing article or a short blog post.

Whatever it is you want to acheive every day (and it can be something different every day), just make it a goal to do it.

Stop being too busy with other less important things.

Do some work every day, even if it's just a small amount - it all adds up.

Sit down even if you don't feel like it and be determined to achieve something every day.

Most importantly, just show up every day and do the work.

You can earn far more money if you publish several articles in a month, blog daily/weekly, write and publish ebooks and more.

But how much will you earn if you keep doing nothing except look for shortcuts to earning more money online.

Instead, put in the hours to do the work that will earn you money online and watch how quickly things change.

See how much your online income can grow.


Living The Laptop Lifestyle: How To Start & Grow A Profitable Online Business So You Can Quit Your Job
http://cheritonhousepublishing.com/books/LLS.html


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FREE WRITING ARTICLES
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THESE ARTICLES ARE FREE TO REPUBLISH AS ALONG AS MY RESOURCE BOX STAYS ATTACHED.

How To Make Money From Writing Quickly
If you want to earn money from your writing, then you have to write consistently. You won't make any money (or very little) if you only write now and again, or not at all. Bloggers blog all the time and authors write more than one book. And there's a reason for that. Not only are successful writers consistent, they also write quickly because time is money, and I'm going to tell you how you can do the same.
http://ezinearticles.com/?How-To-Make-Money-From-Writing-Quickly&id=9847534

The Most Important Thing You Must Do To Earn Money As a Writer
If you want advice on how to be a successful writer you'll find plenty of it online. Some of the advice is good and some is better. But if you want to earn as much money as possible from your writing, then there is one thing that you MUST do. And if you don't do it, you'll never be successful. And if you want to know what that one thing is, I'll tell you.
http://ezinearticles.com/?The-Most-Important-Thing-You-Must-Do-To-Earn-Money-As-a-Writer&id=9846664
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That’s all for now. I hope you found plenty to help and inspire you to write more and earn more.

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