FREE Apps to help you stay organized

Free apps to help writers stay organized

Here are some great apps to help you get organized!

One of the problems for people with multiple interests is staying organized. We have so many projects on the go at once, that sometimes we get a little muddled. But it doesn’t have to be this way.

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Freelance Writing Terms You Should Know

Freelance Writing Terms You Should KNow

When you’re starting out in freelance writing, you can get easily confused by all the terms that are thrown around in online writing groups and elsewhere on the Internet. Sometimes, it can be a little intimidating to ask for clarification. Fear not; this post will tell you what those terms are.

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How to Get Your First Writing Sample

How to get your first writing sample

It’s a catch-22: you want to pitch a publication, but you need a writing sample. But you can’t get samples unless you pitch a publication. All is not lost: you can get your initial clip if you follow some simple steps.

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Mind Map Monday: Camping Edition

mind map for freelance writing success: camping; Photo by Jake Sloop on Unsplash; design by Mariana Abeid-McDougall

Do you love to go camping and also love to write? If so, you could combine your two passions and earn your keep while doing what you love.

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Starting a Writing Career? 4 More Blogs You Should Follow

4 Blogs to Follow If You're Starting a Writing Career; Photo by Ben Kolde on Unsplash

Recently, Ibrahim Jimoh shared 9 bloggers you should follow if you’re starting a writing career. Here are 4 more blogs that offer great tips on how to start and grow your writing business.

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Education Mind Map

Mind maps for freelance writing: education mind map

 

There are many ways to achieve freelance writing success. But if you’re a MultiTalented Writer, a lot of the advice you hear probably doesn’t apply. Take “picking a niche,” for example.

MultiTalented Writers work best when they write in multiple niches. It keeps us fresh and allows us to work the way we work best: by making connections between topics.

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Under-Promise and Over-Deliver: A Real Life Example

under promise over deliver Photo by Jungwoo Hong on Unsplash

If you’re trying to start a career as a freelancer, you may have heard the experession “under-promise and over-deliver.” The concept is simple: state what you’ll do, and then do a little bit more. Depending on how much you want to get repeat business from the client, deliver a lot more.

I have a great example from a contributing writer who sent me an excellent pitch, and then over-delivered on her promises. With Celia Abernethy’s permission, I’m sharing her journey to becoming a contributor on multitalentedwriters.com.

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9 Successful Bloggers to Start Following Today

9 successful bloggers you should start following today

9 successful bloggers you should start following today

If you’re trying to start a writing career, you might be overwhelmed by the amount of information you need to learn. My advice? Do away with any information that confuses you, and follow the bloggers who have proven themselves worthy of your time.

In today’s guest post, Ibrahim Jimoh discusses the 9 successful bloggers you should start following.

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How to Get Paid for Writing: Writing Mind Map

Have you ever asked yourself how to get paid for writing? It’s entirely possible to turn your writing into a career. The first thing you’ll need to do is choose what kind of writing you’d like to focus on.

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