How to Fire a Really Bad Client That Makes You Miserable

Not all contract partnerships work. Occasionally things don’t go as planned and it’s necessary to evaluate your situation and decide whether or not it should…

Igniting the Motivation Mindset

Freelancers, side-hustlers, start-up folks — I hear you. As I scroll through Twitter, I too relate to the common concerns of working toward goals without…

Celebrate Work Wins (to Make Rejections Easier)

Did your latest blog post get a thoughtful comment?  Do a little happy dance. Did your business page get a new follower? Tell yourself congratulations!…

When to Let That Client or Project Go

Saying no can move you forward in your writing pursuits. I know it’s exciting when an opportunity pops up, or a client wants an ongoing…

Leverage the Past to Find Career Support & Writing Gigs

Last year I received several emails from former colleagues. Some were previous co-workers from my newspaper days and managing editors from marketing collaborations. Others were…

How to Plan for Last-Minute Tasks as a Freelancer

It happens to everyone. You have your workday neatly planned out, then randomness starts trickling in one email, Slack notification or text message at a…