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…

Are You Feeding Your Writing Brain?

This isn’t a post about caffeine. Or, doughnuts.  (Stick with me!) Often on the blog, I chat about writing tips and trends to move your…

How Scheduling Skyrocketed My Productivity

Success doesn’t happen by chance. It requires strict planning and relentless self-motivation to reach your goals, especially when you’re self-employed. I was caught off guard…

Improving Communication Between Marketers and Freelance Writers Part 1: Feedback, Instructions and Rewrites

Each day I collaborate with marketing professionals. Some days are inspirational, productive and so rewarding that I wish I would be at my desk from…

The Dark Truths: 5 Ways Freelance Writers Get Screwed Over

No job is perfect. Being a freelance writer has perks, but there are several challenges we face each day. Today I’m taking off the rose-colored…

Giving Thanks for Blogging, Social Media and the Need for Words

Across the country, nobody is feeling guilty about eating a second or third piece of pie today. Hello, Thanksgiving! It’s a time to feast, visit…