Platform vs Security – Finding a Balance

Security as a writer can be a challenge – but there is a way to create a balance between security and platform. The internet is NOT a private place. One episode of NCIS or Blacklist or any other spy/cop/mystery show should prove that (because yes, if it is on television then it is possible, right?). Read More …

Career Basics for Writers – Create a Plan

A writing career needs some basic business foundations to create a path for success. Creating a business plan should be the first step anyone takes when stepping into a new business venture. People who are launching a new business need to know the where, the why, and most definitely the how of the journey. If Read More …

Traditional Publishing is NOT Normal

The traditional path to publishing is not the normal path – it is just one of many ways that authors can pursue in today’s environment. Entrepreneurs are bold innovators that want to beat their own path. People admire these great leaders and foragers . . . unless the path they want to beat is the Read More …

Words from a Freelancer to Help Build an Online Presence

Each freelancer must forge his or her own path The words that I share as a freelancer have helped grow up my opportunities. The words that I have created as a freelancer have provided me with income. The words that I am currently developing as a freelancer are guiding me to that next level of Read More …

Building a Successful Writing Career – Part 3

My writing career started out as something few would deem a writing career. I made posts on different forums around the internet. For each comment I made, I received a check. It was only pennies per post, but doing dozens of posts per day meant the pennies added up quick. I was paid regularly for Read More …