Pro Tip for the Week: Procrastinate Productively

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I bet I got you at “procrastinate”, didn’t I? All of us procrastinate – some more than others. I do think you’ll agree that procrastination seems to be most tempting when there’s a deadline looming, yes? Source Now, what if we could turn procrastination into something that will work for us in terms of writing? […]

Why You Should Write Even If You Don’t Feel Like Writing

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You’re probably thinking, “Sure, been there; done that. I didn’t even bother to collect the t-shirt.” There is a point in every writer’s life when he just doesn’t feel like writing. Whatever the reason may be, it does not matter when you’re that point. You just probably want to do anything but write, but let […]

What Do You Value as a Freelance Writer?

At first glance, it may not appear that your freelance writing clients and your values are related. The types of gigs you go after, the people you decide you would like to work with and what you have decided is most important to you are very closely related. Good Income As a freelance writer, if […]

Waiting for Confidence to Strike

More than one person I know has said that they couldn’t work as a freelance writer because they don’t feel confident enough. I tell them that feeling confident is not a requirement; if I waited until I felt completely confident and I was wearing just the right outfit and the phase of the moon was […]

Freelance Writing Isn't Brain Surgery, But….

Recently in my online travels, I came across a comment on a message board that got me thinking. The commenter stated that freelance writing is “an open door that invites anyone in.” This person goes on to say that well-educated and informed writers have to prove themselves. I agree that the Internet has opened up […]

Are You Waiting for Your Dream Job to Come?

On the main blog on the Freelance Writing Jobs Network, Deb asked readers to describe their dream job. It has been really interesting reading the comments to see what other writers consider their ideal freelance writing gig, and it made me think about the next logical (to me anyway) question: Are you waiting for it […]