Author Archives : Laura Williams


About Laura Williams

Freelance writer, graphic designer and social marketing strategist. Host of The Writing Biz show a live stream and podcast that helps writers manage and grow their businesses.


Do You Have A Vision For Your Freelance Writing Business?

  Write a Vision Statement that means something.   One of the ways that Merriam-Webster defines the word vision is “the act or power of seeing”. I love that. Creating a vision for your freelance writing business is to have the power to see your future. I know, I know just because you can “see” it doesn’t mean that it will come true. But if you never look ahead and plan ahead you will become […]


Blog Tour

Great Series By Book Marketing Tools- Blog Tours: Starting A Blog Tour in 2015

Sometimes I wonder why I subscribe to so many email lists, but then something will show up in my inbox that makes it worthwhile. That has happened with a series that Shawn Manaher of Book Marketing Tools created. Blog Tours: Starting A Blog Tour in 2015, consists of three parts and each one is filled with oodles of information. The ideas that Shawn shared will help me as I am arranging my blog tour for […]


Ep 24 Setting Goals For Your Writing Biz with Lany Sullivan

Here we are, this is the last episode for 2014. I couldn’t think of a better time to have Lany Sullivan as a guest. Her insights into goal setting will help you throughout 2015 and beyond. I know you may have decided on your New Years Resolutions but have you actually created an actionable plan to help them become a reality? Where should you start? First, grab Stop Wasting Time and Burning Money and read […]


Publishing in 2015 with Charlotte Pierce

Publishing in 2015 with Charlotte Pierce The Writing Biz Podcast What can you expect this next year in publishing and how will it impact your writing biz?   The publishing industry is changing rapidly as new ideas and technologies are introduced, I am sure that I am not alone when I say it can be hard to keep up with it all.  In this episode of The Writing Biz, Charlotte Pierce of Pierce Press and […]


What a 50 Yr. Old Woman Knows About Young Black Men & the Police That Swore To Protect Them

Why  I Will Raise My Hands to Support the Young Black Men of America. I had to stop and write a post about a topic that is at the top of today’s news, police brutality. I don’t understand how so many of the people across America think that this is over-blown or justified. It’s not. If anything it’s usually well hidden and ignored. And yes, it is an issue of color.  It is dangerous to be […]