Finding Your Core Audience

“Know the person that you are targeting for your marketing efforts.” The advice should have guided me to focus my efforts, but it left me floundering to find a direction. Some people may be able to see the individual that will be reading their books, but that is one thing that I have always struggled Read More …

Getting More with the NaNoWriMo Challenge

Creating a novel in a month should be a month, but I found that I am getting more with the NaNoWriMo challenge than just words in my computer. Pushing myself beyond my ordinary and expected, making new connections (and strengthening others), and even learning new ways to balance it all are just some of the Read More …

Master the Art of Dealing with People

Dealing with people can get on my nerves. My tolerance level for people dropped to low this morning. It annoys me when people fall short of my expectations (even if I am not sure what those expectations may be. Working as a freelance writer requires me to deal with a wide range of personalities, and Read More …

Experience the Warm Heart of Africa

Today I have the privilege of sharing a wonderful author with you. I first met Sylvia through an online writer’s group, but have enjoyed getting to know her. Years of service have given Sylvia a unique voice and I hope you will enjoy the wonderful story that she weaves with those experiences. INTERVIEW: Hello. I’m Read More …

Measuring Success for Freelance Writing

Each morning starts with a quick look at my statistics for Successful Freelance Writer (and all of my other sites). I look to see which articles are getting the most views and how readers are getting to my site. Today I found a new website – two actually. Get in the Hot Spot is a Read More …