Author Archives: Jodee Redmond

Jodee Redmond is a freelance writer, blogger, and editor who has been working on a full-time basis for more than a decade. Her work has appeared online and in print, and she has written on topics ranging from commercial property to addiction, insurance, personal development and the paranormal. Even though it took her some time to figure out what she wanted to be when she grew up, she finally has it right. Jodee has the privilege of working with wonderful clients and doing work that allows her to learn something new every day.

Free Downloadable Software for Writers


Are you wondering where you can find free downloadable software for writers? We’ve done some virtual digging to find you some options that won’t cost you a single penny. Check them out here: Free Downloadable Software for Writers to Try Now What types of downloadable software for writers are available? You can find word processing programs and ones to help you organize notes and information. If you are working on a book project, you’ll find several options that can assist you with this type of work. Apache Open Office Apache Open Office is chock full of features and can be [Read more…]

15 Places to Find Stock Images for Blog Posts and Websites

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If you are blogging regularly or have your own website, you will need a source of quality stock images. When you go online to get images to use for your site, be sure to confirm that they are in the public domain or licensed for commercial use. In some instances, the photographer will want to be credited for his or her work on your post or site. This is a small price to pay for using the work. We’ve focused on resources available at no charge, but you can also find several websites that offer stock photos for a fee. [Read more…]

17 Places Where Freelance Writers Can Find Magazine Markets

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Are you a freelance writer looking to break into the print market or an experienced writer looking for new places to pitch a story idea? We’ve compiled a list of places online where writers can find magazine markets online.

How to Deal with Difficult Freelance Writing Clients


In a perfect world, all of our freelance writing clients would be wonderful to deal with. They would be easy going, clear in their instructions, and communicate regularly.

Creative Writing Contests and Competitions 2014

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For a change of pace from looking for freelance writing gigs working for clients, why don’t you check out these upcoming writing contests and competitions?

Writer’s Block: What it is and How to Move Past it so You can Write Again


If you have ever been plagued by writer’s block, you know how painful the blank page or screen can be. While you may be concerned that the inability…

Have you Hit the Wall of Freelance Writer Burnout? How to Deal with It


Freelance writer burnout is an occupational hazard for people who make their living with words. This condition is more than just feeling tired…

Grants and Fellowships for Writers: Get Financial Help for Your Writing


Have you ever thought you could do more with your writing if you only you had some more financial help available? Grants and fellowships for writers…

How to Break into the Greeting Card Market

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According to the U.S. Greeting Card Association, we love sending special messages to our nearest and dearest. About 1.6 billion Christmas cards…

6 Resume Tips for Freelancers

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It may seem a bit strange that a freelancer, who is running a business, is preparing a resume to present him or herself to a client, much like someone who is applying for a job would do.

Top 5 Billing Software Programs for Freelance Writers


As business owners, freelance writers need billing software programs that make invoicing an easy process.

Best Software and Apps to Keep Freelancers Organized

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With all different tasks that freelance writers have to perform to keep their business running smoothly, it can be challenging to keep all the balls up in the air.

How to Write a Freelance Writer Resume


Preparing a freelance writer resume is something that independent contractors can struggle with.

How to Turn Down or Leave a Freelance Writing Gig Tactfully

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At the start of your freelance writing career or during times when work is a bit hard to come by…

Resume Creator Tools and Templates for Freelance Writers

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Do you need some help to create your freelance writer’s resume? If you don’t want to build yours from scratch, there is plenty of help available to you online. There are a number of resume creator tools and templates that can help you present yourself to a client in the best possible way.

Where to Find Your First Freelance Writing Client


If you are new to freelance writing, where do you find your first client?

7 Money-Saving Tips for Freelancers

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As business owners, freelancers must always keep one eye firmly on their expenses to stay profitable.

Best Online Tax Software Programs for Freelancers

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Taxes are a fact of life for freelancers and while you can’t get away from having to deal with them…

11 Places to Find Freelance Writing Gigs


One question freelance writers have is where to find clients. The good news is that potential clients are everywhere.

Online Plagiarism Checkers for Freelance Writers

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For freelance writers, turning in work that has content that is too similar to work that appears on other websites is simply not acceptable.

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