If you’re like me, you’ve got “workaholic” written all over your forehead. Which is ironic, really, since many of us came into the freelance life to avoid working so much and having so little to show for it. But alas, being a Type-A hard worker means you’re more likely to work your butt off and […]
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What makes a freelance writer? Going a step further, what makes a freelance writer a professional freelance writer? Do you have to have a journalism degree, be well-connected or have the ability to jet from location to location writing stories on the spot? While these things can certainly help, they’re not absolutely necessary to make […]
Whether you’re just dipping your toes into the freelance writer world or you’ve established yourself with set of regular clients, you will always find yourself learning new things and that means that you will always have questions. It’s just a fact of life. However, another fact of life is that you have access to the […]
There are as many different organization systems as there are different writers. Me, I love and use Google Docs and Google Drive to organize all of my files by client. This system provides a number of benefits that a professional writer can appreciate: I can see exactly what I deliver each month (Making it easy […]
When it comes to Internet tasks for blogging, writing, and content management, I need to make a confession: I have always sucked at finding photos for things. It started when I was a contractor for the Department of Defense and my team as assigned to turn in photo suggestions for the website headlines of the […]
As a supplement of Five Figure Writer’s webinar with College Recruiter, here is a short interview with Jessica Starks, freelance writer, on freelancing right out of college. Please share a little about your career as a freelancer, in particular your successes and why you think it’s the right field for you (thus setting up the […]