Nov 30 Were you drawn to life as a freelancer so that you could be independent and leave the 9 to 5 grind behind? Did you think you would have a flexible schedule that would let you take time off whenever you wanted? What no one probably explained was that as an independent contractor, you would probably end up working more hours than someone who works for an employer, especially when you include administrative and marketing tasks into the mix. The idea that a freelancer can take time off is one that can become increasingly foreign and more than a bit [Read more…]
Jul 27 One way to share your work and get it noticed is to enter a writing contest. You may think that the odds of winning are about the same as winning the lottery, but keep in mind that many people may read and ad for a contest and decide the same thing. That fact will eliminate a certain amount of the potential competition.
Mar 14 Work-life balance is never easy, but for parents who work at home, the juggling act can be near impossible. After all, with the never-ending housework and kids vying for your attention, squeezeing in a few hours of undivided time for your work is quite a feat.
Jan 12 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.
Jan 2 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?
Dec 31 Freelance writer burnout is an occupational hazard for people who make their living with words. This condition is more than just feeling tired...