Why Freelancer Writers Shouldn’t Charge by the Word

Last week, we discussed why freelance writers shouldn’t charge by the hour. It’s a punitive method: the more efficient you get at your job, the less you get paid. It’s a system that punishes you for getting better at your craft, rather than reward you for doing so. And it’s a silly way to set up your business.

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Welcome!

Welcome to MultiTalented Writers, where you can learn to grow a successful, sustainable writing business—without niching. MultiTalented Writers is a division of Dreams into Goals Writing. If you’re looking for a freelance writer or editor, please visit www.dreamsintogoalswriting.com. If you’re looking to start or grow your writing career, read on!

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7 New Year’s Resolutions for New Writers

New Year's Resolutions

The end of the year is fast approaching, and many people will be making New Year’s resolutions. Are you making the right ones to grow your writing career? In today’s guest post, Celia Abernethy shares 7 New Year’s resolutions that will actually make a difference for new writers.

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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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Yes, I write for free. Here’s why.

Yes, I Write for Free. Here’s Why. “Creatives should be paid for their work.” “The stereotypical starving artist is a myth that needs to die.” “You can’t pay your rent with exposure bucks.” I couldn’t agree more with all of the above statements. I have a very big bone to pick with very large publications that can afford to pay

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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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Starting a Freelance Writing Business? Narrow Your Focus (just in the beginning)

  After sharing our guide on how to start freelance writing without picking a niche, this post might seem contradictory. If you’ve read our “who we are” page on this site, this post may seem even more out of place. But the key can be found in these words: “just in the beginning.” When you’re a MultiTalented Writer, you’ll eventually

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