Write a Crossword Puzzle

Write a Crossword Puzzle

Find Your Writing Niche: Crossword Puzzles

I’ve been working crossword puzzles since I was 19, and I considered writing a few until I looked into how to write them. It takes a special mindset to create a crossword puzzle, and I don’t have that talent. For those who do and those who want to try the art, there are helpful online articles to get you started.

MAKE MONEY WRITING CROSSWORD PUZZLES: SEVEN TIPS FOR NEWBIES by Mark Hempshell is at http://www.freelancewriting.com/articles/2012-make-money-writing-crossword-puzzles.php. He gives logical tips and ends the article by saying, “To read my latest ideas for making money from writing, follow Mark Hempshell’s Make Money From Writing Blog at http://www.markhempshell.blogspot.com. I look forward to seeing you there. © Mark Hempshell.

WORD-WEAVING 101: HOW TO LOVINGLY AND SKILLFULLY CREATE A CROSSWORD PUZZLE by Matt Gaffney is at http://mentalfloss.com/article/58828/how-crossword-puzzles-are-made.

Anyone with a desire to try this skill can learn from the experts.

 

 

Article By: Jo Ann Mathews

I’ve been a professional freelance writer for several years and specialize in writing feature stories. I have more than a 1,000 bylines to my credit and have written on countless topics from autism to zoology. My columns on fashion and the Internet appeared in a Chicago area newspaper in the 90s. “Brunswick Buzz,” the column in The Sun News, the Myrtle Beach, S.C. daily, ran for seven years then “Events on the North Strand” took over in October 2013, also in The Sun News.

  1. Joan Leotta says:

    JoAnn,
    ‘the Mark Hempsell blogspot has been removed

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