I Left My Newspaper Job 8 Years Ago

I made the leap. With my reporter’s notebook and camera by my side, I traded covering school board meetings and photographing weekend parades for collaborating…

3 Creative Ways to Take Time Off as an Entrepreneur

Attention full-time freelance creatives: We need more time off. A little R&R can do wonders for your productivity, creative thinking and overall business growth. But,…

People are Listening. Write Responsibly.

Earlier this month I had a moment. Well, quite a few actually. I was at a content marketing conference and people approached me at every…

Is (Lack of) Insurance Preventing You From Becoming Self Employed?

We’re practical folks. When contemplating a freelance career, it can be tough to get over the hurdles of the benefits you don’t get. Employer-subsidized medical…

Writer Productivity: How I Complete Multiple Tasks Daily

At least once a month a friend questions my productivity. They ask how in the world I write and publish so much content each week.…

5 Ways to Make Your Writing Job Application Stand Out

As a freelance writer, you compete with other writers every time you apply for a project. Your application? It’s one of many. What can you…