The Writer's Life

Expert strategies to write better copy, market your services, develop a wining mindset & live the writers life from #1 copywriting coach Joshua Boswell
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20 Minutes a Day to Greater Copywriting Confidence

20 Minutes a Day to Greater Copywriting Confidence

Let me ask you this... What is confidence? It’s not just the absence of doubt. It is the known presence of ability. When you know that you got it, there comes a calm, sure confidence that shows up in everything you do. This is especially true when it comes to copywriting. When you know your structure is good... when you’re sure your voice is...

Stop Comparing and Start Living:  A Simple Focus Shift for Greater Success

Stop Comparing and Start Living: A Simple Focus Shift for Greater Success

Would you like to know a sure-fire way to destroy the self-esteem of a child? Compare them to others. Even if the comparison is positive. Over time the focus of always pitting them against another person will destroy their sense of worth. Why? Because... If you compare them in a negative way, they will never feel good enough. If you compare them...

Your Private Acres of Diamonds

Your Private Acres of Diamonds

It is very likely that you already have access to your first few high-paying clients. Possibly even your “dream client”. What’s more... they are likely ready, willing and eager to hire you. Only two challenges exist: First, they don’t know it. Second, you don’t know it. If you both “knew it”, then, you’d likely be writing for them right now...

The One Thing You MUST Prove Before Getting Hired  (And How to Prove It!)

The One Thing You MUST Prove Before Getting Hired (And How to Prove It!)

So... you want to get high paying projects from ideal clients? If so, there is one thing you MUST prove to them before they will even consider you. Before I tell you what that one thing is, let’s think about what your clients’ “why’s” and “what’s” are. I mean... Why do they get up everyday and go in to work? What drives, motivates and inspires...

3 Ways to Overcome the Defeating Force of Doubt

3 Ways to Overcome the Defeating Force of Doubt

Doubts is one of the most effective – and overwhelming – obstacles you’ll ever face on the path to writer’s life. If you doubt your ability to succeed… or your systems… you’ll never have the fire, courage, and motivation to move forward. Stuck. Stopped. Frozen. Distracted. Those are the fruits of doubts. So, how do you overcome? I think this...

3 Key Lessons I Learned Going From Zero To $103,000 In 11 Months As A Writer (Part 3)

3 Key Lessons I Learned Going From Zero To $103,000 In 11 Months As A Writer (Part 3)

Before I tell you a story, I want you to know that I’m truly grateful for the project I reference.  The project gave me $500 I desperately needed.  It was my first serious writing assignment. I was thankful. But, I was mostly grateful for the lesson I learned - it was far more valuable than the $500.  So, if it sounds like I’m griping, I’m not...