Why Freelance Writers Shouldn’t Charge by The Hour

You Know how some freelance writers complain that their work isn’t valued? So they leave the content mills and start looking for their own clients, setting their own rates. And then these same freelance writers fall flat on their faces when they undervalue their own work… and they’re no better off than when they first began.

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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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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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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. First, you’ll need to choose what kind of writing you’d like to do. Whereas you certainly don’t have to stick to just one type of writing for the rest of your life, you’ll need to choose something to

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Travel Writing Mind Map

Travel Writing Mind Map

  If you dream of a career in travel writing, you might quickly become discouraged by some of the information available on how to do so. In general, you’ll read that the “getting paid to travel lifestyle” isn’t all it’s cracked up to be, that very few travel writers are successful or are able to pay their bills with writing

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Polishing Your Writer’s Resume

  I’m part of a great writing group on Facebook. I love helping out with questions and sharing some of my experiences there. A while ago, someone asked if there were any tips on polishing a writer’s resumé. I offered to share mine via e-mail, and a few people chimed in that they’d be interested in seeing it also. Well,

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