Welcome back to another Monday of writer’s links from No Wasted Ink. This week I have a nice assortment of general writing tips and a few about the editing process that I found to be above the fold. I hope you enjoy them!
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“People only get really interesting when they start to rattle the bars of their cages.” – Alain de Botton
They say irony is the song of a bird who has learned to love its cage.
They also say that none are more hopelessly enslaved than those who believe themselves to be free.
We all live in a cage. We all perceive the world around us as limiting. The bars of the cage are all the people who tell us to be realistic, to be this or that, to aim lower, to please others.
To make one compromise after another.
People who tell us that we’ll never make it.
I say, rattle the bars.
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Traffic! It’s one of those words that I do not like much, for it almost begs us to forget that those stats represent actual people.
But… but… I know that one of the main reasons we blog is to be read by other people, so this makes it important to gain more followers, to receive feedback, to feel as if what you blog about truly matters to other people.
That’s why I compiled a list of the eight best ways to increase traffic and gain more followers for your blog.
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