Posts tagged with ‘challenge’

  • Writing Challenges Update (and August’s Challenge Details)

    By Jennifer Mattern on August 2, 2014
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    Let's jump right in with this month's writing challenge. We're doing a 30 in 30 days type of challenge, focused on short-form writing. You can choose the type of writing you want to do for this challenge, depending on your goals. My recommendations are to focus on: Blogging (ideal for pro bloggers, nonfiction writers, or anyone using blogging as a […]
  • 3 Month Blogging Challenge: The Pre-launch

    By Jennifer Mattern on April 16, 2014
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    It's time for another update on my prep work for my three month blogging challenge. In my last update I shared some background info on what I called the pre-pre-launch phase. That involved registering the new domain (which I'll finally share today), setting up the base WordPress installation, and taking care of design customizations. Normally those are things I can […]
  • 3 Month Blogging Challenge: The Pre-pre-launch

    By Jennifer Mattern on March 31, 2014
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    Last week I announced that I was taking on a blogging challenge to create a successful blog in three months. Those three months begin on the day of the blog's launch. Right now I'm in what I would call the pre-pre-launch phase, where I'm taking care of basic design, development, and strategy before pre-launch marketing can officially begin (at which […]
  • Can You Build a Kick-Ass Blog in 3 Months?

    By Jennifer Mattern on March 25, 2014
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    In the discussions around my recent series on WordPress for writers, I mentioned that I might take on a blogging challenge to demonstrate how successful blogs get started. It's happening. In April, I'll kick off a three-month blogging challenge which will be documented here at All Indie Writers. Background in Blog Launches I've launched more than my fair share of […]
  • 14 Day E-book Writing Challenge 2010 – Day 14

    By Jennifer Mattern on April 28, 2010
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    It's the last day of our e-book writing challenge! Hurray! Just one more thing to do, so let's get to it. If you missed the earlier parts of the challenge, be sure to download a free copy of How to Write an E-book in Just 14 Days — it will give you the more detailed instructions for the challenge, and […]
  • 14 Day E-book Writing Challenge 2010 – Day 13

    By Jennifer Mattern on April 27, 2010
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    Let me start off by apologizing to those who were following the challenge from day one. I thought I'd written and scheduled the posts for this weekend to close out the challenge, but I forgot. And with a major home project going on, blogging was nearly the last thought on my mind. If you had the e-book to give you […]
  • 14 Day E-book Writing Challenge 2010 – Day 12

    By Jennifer Mattern on April 23, 2010
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    Day 12. We're down to the weekend now! You've written an e-book. You've edited your e-book. And you've created a sales page or landing page for your e-book. Congratulations! But don't rest easy just yet. You're not finished. It's time to "pretty it up" and prepare for your e-book launch. If you missed the first half of the challenge, be […]
  • 14 Day E-book Writing Challenge 2010 – Day 11

    By Jennifer Mattern on April 22, 2010
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    Alright. Day 11, only three more days today after today. You're getting there! By now you should have written and edited your e-book. We're just working on the distribution side of things for the next few days. Or, if you're like me and you got behind earlier, it's time to haul ass and get things finished up. If you missed […]
  • 14 Day E-book Writing Challenge 2010 – Day 10

    By Jennifer Mattern on April 21, 2010
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    We're on the 10th day of our e-book writing challenge today, and it's time to start preparing your new e-book for distribution! If you missed the first half of the challenge, be sure to download a free copy of How to Write an E-book in Just 14 Days — it will give you the more detailed instructions for the challenge, […]
  • 14 Day E-book Writing Challenge 2010 – Day 9

    By Jennifer Mattern on April 20, 2010
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    How is everyone doing on their e-books this week? I'm still a little behind where I want to be because of the weekend traveling. But things are coming along. If you missed the first half of the challenge, be sure to download a free copy of How to Write an E-book in Just 14 Days — it will give you […]