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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 …

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Five Blessings of Freelance Writing

Freelance writing has offered me today what most people work their lives to be able to have. We have a nice home, a great family and time to enjoy it all. We are living out our retirement instead of waiting for it to come. I might still be working, but does it really count when …

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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 …

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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.” …

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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 …

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Working for More than Money

My writing drive originated around becoming a published novelist. I could picture myself touring the country, talking on shows and signing books for adoring fans. The most important part of the dream was the large paycheck that would arrive in the account each year. Money matters. It pays the bills, buys the toys and basically …

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Set Your Writing Pay Scale

Freelance writing as a career requires knowing the value of YOUR written word. It only takes a few questions to begin to see where pay rates fall in the current writing market. I am worth a billion dollars. Just ask my children on a day when they are happy with me. Other days they will …

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Successful Freelance Writer Expands

Thanks to all of you who participated in the survey we had up last week. The ideas and suggestions will help us move forward and progress towards becoming a major online asset for writers. There were a number of good ideas – from classes and challenges to how to posts. The first installment of the …

Business of Freelance

Seeing Past the Dollar Signs

The job came at the perfect time. It might not pay as much as I normally asked, but at least it was paying. I reviewed the request, the length of the project and quickly replied yes. My email included some clarifications and a few questions. His reply included a shocking timeline, but I was willing …