How to Overcome Blogging Burnout
If you’re experiencing blogger burnout and you’re thinking of giving up on content creation, don’t give up on all of it. Instead, take a step back.
Why Editors Are Not Failed Writers
It’s likely that you may have heard the saying “most editors are failed writers,” and this sentiment is not only untrue, but quite insulting.
Feeding the Silent Majority Keeps Me Writing
Realizing how toxic the social media atmosphere of 2022 had become led to me completely ditching social media in exchange for a “silent majority” approach.
Writers are People, Too!
I feel as if it should be unnecessary to say, but writers are people, too!
Why Article Writing is Not Easy
There’s a myth out there that article writing is easy. Yes, when you start writing articles online, you can write about whatever you want. But, don’t think that online writing doesn’t need lots of thought or effort put into it. You can’t just type whatever comes to you, hit ‘publish,’ and expect it to be […]
How to Make Your Readers Think Without Confusing Them
Feel like you might be confusing readers with your writing? The entire point of writing, of course, is to convey an idea in as clear and concise a form as possible. But, sometimes you set out to make your readers think, and you just end up confusing them instead. So, how do you make your […]
Why You Should Use Google Trends Related Topics to Generate Content Ideas
Content marketing isn’t easy. There are only so many times you can write about the same topics before your readers get tired of it or stop paying attention to your content all together. Here we will show you how you can use Google Trends and its Related Topics feature to come up with new and […]
Some Top Blog Posts from 2021
I’d say 2021 was a pretty good year for The Phoenix Desertsong website. Of course, as it seems is always the case, anything Pokemon or Magic the Gathering related far and away outperforms my more serious work. I even turned away from posting gaming related articles mid-year trying to push my non-gaming related content, but […]
Why I Do Not Write Holiday Themed Content
Before you “at” me or cancel me for not being in the holiday spirit, I feel compelled to share with you the reasons that I’ve never bothered to write much holiday themed content. There was a time I may have written a Halloween, Thanksgiving, or Christmas related piece on occasion, if I was feeling in […]
How to Find Writing Inspiration and Motivation
Writing inspiration can come from the seemingly most random of places. This very article found its inspiration from a Creative Commons photo I used on a previous post. It read: “I’m totally blogging this!” Is this actually something an article writer or blogger will say? Sometimes, yes. What Makes Something Worthy of Writing? You can […]