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Top Reasons to Write – Why Do What You Do

Successful Freelance Writing Tips

It has been said that if you can find what you love doing and then determine a way to make a living doing it then you will never have to work a day in your life. So, why do you write? I woke up determined to take on the day. It was pitch dark in …

Business of Freelance

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 …

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Following the Indie Road

The indie road means exactly what it sounds like it means. Choosing to be independent –whether in the publishing industry, the music industry, or the business world – means that you are making the choice to do it on your own. You are not buying into a franchise. You are not relying on the muscle …

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Discover the Secrets for Creating Change

Building a writing career conjures up images of greatness in some minds, full of book signings, interviews and unbelievable advances. Those that have started down the path often have more nightmares than images – nightmares of looming deadlines, haunting blank pages and empty checkbooks. It takes work to build a career. That work has to …

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Grow Consistency in Writing with a Schedule: Challenge One

Consistency comes up in most stories of success – followed closely or preceded by persistence. The keep pushing, go get em, I think I can so I can attitude drives the personality to reach the goals set ahead. Most of the participants in Blogchat last night on Twitter seemed to agree. Consistency and I have …

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So You Want to Be in Magazines – Freelance Writing for Magazines

Freelance writers look for opportunities in all directions to build a successful writing career. Magazines – either in print or online – can provide an additional outlet for income. Creating multiple income can the key to that writing career that you desire. No matter what direction your writing takes, you have to find a way …

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GOING on Vacation to Help a Writing Career

“We ARE going on vacation this year.” My husband announced the command while staring me down. After knowing each other for three decades, he realizes that we have very different ideas of vacation. His look told me that we were supposed to follow his idea. Building a business – whether it is a writing career …

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Jumping into a Writing Career

“You are now on your own.” The idea of launching my person writing floated around my head for months – years I might even say. The concept of making those writings the main substance of my income seemed like a Herculean task best left to the experts. The idea still cried out to be notices. …

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Driving Towards a Deadline

Deadlines can push me to be more or they can crush me with the help of procrastination. I have discovered that putting things off until they can no longer be put off will not make me better – even it if does get my adrenaline pumping. It will often make me late or cause me …

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13 Weeks to Grow a Writer

Growing into a successful writer takes work and determination. The more people that wade into the pond, the more challenging the journey. Learning the ABC’s of writing can give you the edge to reach that success. For the next 13 weeks, Successful Freelance Writer will be focusing on providing the tools to grow the successful …