Author: Kathryn C Lang

About Writing

The Painful Truth of Being a Writer

I am a writer. I have been making that declaration for almost a decade. There have been times when I have been an income producing writer and there have been times when I wished I could produce more of that green stuff. Being part of #WriteTalk allows me to weekly review my writing journey with …

About Writing

Why I Write – Discovering the Power in Purpose

I am Kathryn Lang – and some of you may already know me – but even those that know me may not realize that I am a free-lance writer that produces content for companies around the globe. You may not realize that I am a radio personality syndicated around the United States and in South …

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Walk Write Challenge for Getting More Out of May

Katharine Grubb – author of The 10 Minute Novelist and fearless leader of the Facebook group with the same name – recently challenged me to a 5K day. Basically, I am to write 5000 words in a day AND complete a 5K on that same day. IMPOSSIBLE! Believe me, that was my first cry as …

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Exposing the Truth about the Myths for Writers

I stood in front of the group to share the importance of building relationships for creating a successful writing career. The lady introducing me explained that she brought me to speak because writers are notoriously loners, hidden away in our writing dungeons. My husband – and faithful roadie at these events – had stepped away …

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Organized to Write

“You are so organized.” The lady at church noticed my notebook. It has tabs for each class that I attend. It has a section for the church service. It even has a nice little pocket to hold my bible (which was purchased because it was thin and would fit in the pocket). My notebook IS …

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Becoming a Working Writer

I am a writer – or I like to tell everyone that I am a writer. I sit down at my computer on a fairly regular basis and I pound out a few words. I make character folders and create story outlines. I attend writing workshops and conferences to talk with other writers and “maybe” …

Business of Freelance

Making the Most of Your Tax Refund

It is that time. Tax refunds will soon be pouring into bank accounts all around. It is always nice when the government decides you can have your own money back. It is YOUR money. If you have any doubts about that, watch a self-employed person write out that quarterly tax check. It is painful to …

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The Twists Make the Difference

It is all in the perspective. Building a successful writing career has required me to look at things from some very unique point of views. I no longer wait in the doctor’s office, but I have a moment to compile ideas form print publications (or I look through magazines to spark post ideas). A little …

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Taking Charge of Your Freelance Writing Journey

Freelance writing must be more than just words. It is a business – and that business is me. I am selling myself. I am selling my ability to string together words to create an emotional response. I am selling a trust to the clients in my talents and skills. I am my freelance writing product …

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Five Blessings of Freelance Writing

Freelance writing has offered me today what most people work their lives to be able to have. We have a nice home, a great family and time to enjoy it all. We are living out our retirement instead of waiting for it to come. I might still be working, but does it really count when …