Meryl Williams

Meryl Williams is an Ohio native who's Chicago seasoned. She writes for The Billfold, The Establishment, and other places. She loves roller derby. Sign up for her awesome TinyLetter.

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22 Perfect Gifts for Writers: The Write Life’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide

The Write Life’s 2016 Holiday Gift Guide is here. Check out these 22 perfect gifts for writers.

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Crowdfunding a Book: The Good, the Bad, and the Awkward

Ever thought about crowdfunding a book on Kickstarter? This author did, and raised more than $20,000.

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7 Comedy-Writing Techniques Nonfiction Writers Can Use

You may not think of yourself a as a comedian, but these comedy-writing tips can help you shake up your writing routine.

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Your Online Writing Portfolio: Must-Haves and More

No matter your niche or style, you need an online portfolio that helps your writing shine!

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Writing a Memoir: Six Tough-Love Lessons From My First Draft

The first draft of anything is supposed to be bad, right? These 6 tips can help improve the next draft of your memoir.

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Ever Considered Starting a Podcast? These 3 Writers Did It. Here’s How It Turned Out

Before you start a podcast of your own, learn how a few pros used their shows to get more writing work.

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Instead of Bugging Your Family and Friends, Try These Writing Critique Groups

Want another writer to review your drafts? Join one of these writing critique groups.

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7 Productivity Tools to Help You Manage Your Freelance Writing Time

Not sure how the hours slip away? Try one of these time trackers as you complete your freelance writing tasks.

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