About Writing, Marketing

How to Determine Your Favorite Author

Marketing for Successful Freelance Writing

How to Determine Your Favorite Author by Kathryn Lang [tweetthis]There is only one #author that should be your favorite author that is YOU[/tweetthis] I was sitting next to a lady at an event. Ellen Sallas had already won my heart with her quick (and snarky) with, but when I glanced over at her author table …

About Writing, Guest Post

When Hope Takes Action – a Guest Post by Susan Day

When hope takes action by Susan Day We all like to hope. We might hope for nice weather or hope our boss takes notice of our work. We hope our kids grow up into good people, and get satisfying careers and have a loving partner. We hope our book will sell millions and all our …

Business of Freelance

Make a Living Writing by Treating the Words Professionally

Successful Freelance Writing Tips

[tweetthis]The simple step of treating your #writing like a business can help build a foundaiton for making a living with words[/tweetthis] If you want to make a living writing and you want to build a living wage with your words then you have to treat it like a job. It IS a job. It can …

Blogging

The Blogging 7 Deadly Sins

7 Things that can help you kill your website Blogging is not just a job. Blogging is not a just a marketing tool. Blogging is not just a way to pour out your thoughts on unsuspecting visitors. Blogging can end up being all of these things, at least in part, but at its core blogging …

Job Postings

Writing Job of the Day and Tips for Writing Success – Feb 16 2017

Writing Job of the Day: Staff Writer for Southern Living For the experienced writer that is looking for a place to plant roots in the South. This will be a full-time position and it will require some travel. # # # Building Freelance Writing Success 1. Look daily – because there are new opportunities posted …

About Writing, Tips

Organized Pantser Defined

Successful Freelance Writing Tips

Being a pantser came natural to my writing. Pantsing provided the process for living. I had a plan for life – my long term goals and objectives – but I lived out life in the moment (and often moment by moment). It made sense that I would write in that same manner. I always had …

Job Postings

Writing Job Focus and Freelance Writing Tips – Feb 15 2017

Job of the Day: For the love of country . . . country music that is! Wide Open Country is “looking for writers who can consistently create articles on country music and lifestyle topics with an engaging, but informative tone to be published on Wide Open Country.” You will need some knowledge of SEO and …

About Writing, Business of Freelance, Networking

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?). …

Job Postings

Job of the Day – February 2 2017

Job of the Day: ProBlogger.com Explore Possiblities with LifeHack This looks like a great opportunity for those writers interested in topics related to health, nutrition and/or fitness. You will have to write a test article from their specific directions. # # # Building Freelance Writing Success 1. Pursue writing opportunities regularly, even when you have …