A writer writes: Hi Sarah, So Part 4 of The Booster Shot, the portfolio & pitching section (which I’d been waiting for) finally arrived today! Yes, it is indeed useful, and I’m glad I got it now instead of waiting til I had clients, because I do think your suggestions might help me land that […]
Articles About "Doing" Writing Better
Good, hard writing at its finest. Tips for writing efficiency, systems for best practices, and generating good ideas.
No, I’m not talking about peppered hot dogs! Rather, here are some resources and links that have been spicing up my life lately: Whatever you need to organizer, Day Designer’s free printables will do it. I’ve been trying out the Daily Planning Page, but after weeks of just moving the to-do list to each new […]
Are you shaking in your ankle boots about starting a freelance writing business? You’re right to be afraid. As good as it can be (and I’ve found it to be very good), freelance writing can go badly quickly and for a lot of different reasons. But in my personal experience and my research about freelance […]
Eileen wrote me this email yesterday, and it was really heartfelt. “It’s helpful to know that the fear is part of the freelance writing job,” she says. “Like, I guess, I tend to think that if I’m scared I must be doing something wrong.” Boom. Zap. Zing. Tell me you’ve never felt that way before. […]
When you guys pitched in to fill out my survey last month, I was super excited to respond to 30+ individual and interesting questions. One thing that really jumped out was the fact that much of the Five Figure Writer audience wants to transition into full-time freelancing, but hasn’t made the leap yet. In fact, about […]
If you’ve clicked around much, you’ve heard me squawking about how to write for a business for a few weeks now. First touting the lucrative benefits on The Write Life, then a free webinar with Andrea Emerson on how to get started, and then today on the Horkey Handbook. Now, all this talk about making a […]