Mind Map Monday: Business

If you enjoy writing about business and entrepreneurship, your opportunities for freelance work are broad. To find out just how diverse writing assignments can be, I created a business mind map for freelance writing. I’ve shared this mind map before, but in this post, I wanted to dive into exactly how I would use it to diversify my niche and

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Paid Writing Opportunity: Motorcycle Enthusiasts

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If you’re a motorcycle aficionado and a writer, why not get paid to write about your passion? Rider is a magazine for motorcycle enthusiasts. Their audience consists of experienced and affluent motorcycle riders, so be sure to write accordingly. This is important: they want queries (not full manuscripts) by snail mail, but they will respond by email. Allow 4-8 weeks

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Publishers don’t have time for you. Get over it.

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“It’s rude not to respond to writers.”  “I wish publishers would respect the time it takes to write and that they would at least acknowledge they received my submission.” “Seriously? ‘We only respond if we’re interested?’ Where is the respect?” “These publishers could offer more than a form letter saying they’re not interested. I want to know why. They could

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Featured Blogger: Kathy Ann Trueman

Kathy Trueman, writer

Whether you blog for fun or for pay, it’s always great to make a connection to other bloggers and writers with similar interests. That’s why once in a while, you’ll see a featured blogger on multitalentedwriters.com. Show our featured bloggers some love by checking out their blogs and leaving a comment. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links.

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Mind Map Monday: Automotive and Cars

Mind Map, a light bulb on a black board, with bubbles drawn in chalk around it.

Mind Maps are the multi-niche writer’s best friend.  They’re helpful to niche writers, too. Mind maps can help you think outside of the box to increase your earning potential. I’ve been using mind maps for years, and they’ve helped me find more places to pitch. Every Monday, I share a mind map with you, and tell you how I’d use

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Paid Writing Opportunities: House & Home Magazines

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Do you love to make a house a home (and write about it)? Whether you like writing about simple home solutions or fancy interior design, here are some opportunities that would be right up your alley (or hallway). Add these 5 house and home magazines that pay writers to your pitching calendar. Then do your research: read back issues, study

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You’re a writer: own it!

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When someone asks you that antiquated, useless question, “so, what do you do?” How do you respond? I personally do a lot of things. I take care of three children, I currently travel full-time, I make friends everywhere I go, I cook meals, I do laundry, I write, I edit, and I do whatever else needs to be done. I

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Featured Blogger: Jonny Blair

Whether you blog for fun or for pay, it’s always great to make a connection to other bloggers and writers with similar interests. That’s why once in a while, you’ll see a featured blogger on multitalentedwriters.com. Show our featured bloggers some love by checking out their blogs and leaving a comment. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links.

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Mind Map Monday: House & Home

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If you’ve ever thought about writing about housekeeping or anything that goes along with having or living in a house, this week’s mind map is for you. Have a look at the mind map below, and then read on to learn exactly how I’d use it for getting freelance writing gigs. I use three colours for all my mind maps:

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Paid Writing Opportunities: Greeting Cards

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Do you love greeting cards?  Have you ever thought about writing greeting cards for pay? If you’re able to condense emotions into a few verses and keep your writing tight, you might have a place in the greeting card industry. But as always, I’m not here to B.S. you: getting work accepted by these companies is hard, and very few

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