Tag: building a writing career

About Writing, Business of Freelance

Writing to Know More

“Write what you know.” That directive has come at me from a number of different directions. My children will tell you that I know everything (and my husband will agree that I often live in that deluded state). I think that the experts teaching the point would say that I should write about family, rural …

About Writing, Business of Freelance

Build a Flow of Words for Freelance Writing Success

Writing for a living requires that I build up a flow of words that can secure my success in freelance. Most of the writers I know want to write what they want to write. I discovered that building a career often requires that I write what I can write so that I can get to …

About Writing

Following a Writing Passion

I woke up the other morning with the revelation burned into my thoughts. The energy from the concept had me bouncing off the walls even before I added the two cups of coffee. My husband arrived home with me bursting at the seams just to share what I had discovered. “I realized something this morning.” …

About Writing, Business of Freelance

Setting Priorities for a Successful Writing Career

The tornadoes may have knocked me off track for five months, but as soon as we were back in the house with unlimited internet, I determined to get back on that track. It took a lot of work to get to where I was, and it seems like it takes even more to get going …

Business of Freelance

Platforms Brands and Community

First, there were platforms and communities. Now we are told to build our brands. I love a good DIY project, but I feel stuck in a perpetual motion of building. My energy gets spent but the desired results for my writing and speaking career get missed. This morning started with a step back. I need …