Tag: freelance writing

Monday Motivation-Dream Big

Last Tuesday the weather was perfect…well for me anyway. No humidity, in the 70s. I knew I had to head out to the deck to enjoy my mid morning cup of green tea. Fall is approaching and that often means I feel the need to organize my office. I headed out to the deck with…

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10 Survival Tips for Freelancers

  I’ve had lots of e-mails about how to survive as a freelance writer especially during an economic down turn. A handful of you have told me you’ve lost contracts, clients and lots of publications are saying they’re not buying anything right now. Stay in this business long enough and you’re going to need to…

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Write on Any Topic

Are you thinking about becoming a freelance writer but worried you’re not an expert on enough topics? When I started writing I thought the same thing. In fact, it almost prevented me from taking that leap.  How did writers know so much about everything? These wordsmiths had to be the smartest bunch of people in…

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How To Stand Out From The Crowd

  I probably don’t need to tell you that being a writer is a competitive business. Whether you write fiction or non-fiction, it’s a crowded pursuit. I remember talking to a fellow freelance writer and he said something that stuck with me even to this day. Writers are just like dogs all going after the…

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