Tag: writing career

About Writing

The Painful Truth of Being a Writer

I am a writer. I have been making that declaration for almost a decade. There have been times when I have been an income producing writer and there have been times when I wished I could produce more of that green stuff. Being part of #WriteTalk allows me to weekly review my writing journey with …

About Writing, Business of Freelance

Develop a Content Writing Career

Writing content afforded me the opportunity to expand my writing career into new direction. What started out as a way to earn a little extra money soon grew into a full-time writing opportunity. Content writing made it possible for me to find my niche and to pursue it with boldness. It is not a glamorous …

About Writing, Business of Freelance

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. …

About Writing, Business of Freelance

Balancing the Writing Job and the Writing Passion

Working full time as a writer doing freelance work and work of my own can be a juggling act on the best days and a tightrope act on some of the worst. I have to find a way to balance the work for pay with the writing for passion (which is also starting to pay). …

About Writing, Business of Freelance

Expectations of a Fulltime Freelance Writer

My freelance writing career started out of necessity. I NEEDED to make some extra money so that the bill collectors would not start collecting our stuff. That necessity allowed me to stumble over a place where I find joy and contentment in the work that I do. Some days it is overflowing, other days it …

About Writing, Business of Freelance, Challenges and Competitions, Tips

Gearing up for National Novel Writing Month

National Novel Writing Month can be one more tool for the belt of the successful writer. It drives you to put words down without slowing to account for grammar, flow or even waiting for that annoying muse to show. You just have to WRITE. I have signed up for NaNoWriMo in the past, but things …