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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 […]
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 […]
As I sip this sour, twice-brewed decaf Earl Grey Tea from Carytown Teas, I have to wonder why I tried to squeeze a second drink out of old leaves. But maybe that’s a metaphor for the months I wish I’d performed better, focused more, or made more progress in 2017…. But you know what? Ain’t […]
I don’t have a lot of secrets online. I write about how much money I make, my faith in God, and the things that scare me. But when you are embarking upon a career in freelance writing, you’ll soon find out that there are some things that the world doesn’t need to know. And I’m […]
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 […]
Fun fact: If you want to charge a high rate for your writing, your writing needs to be worth a higher rate. There are a lot of ways to get to this point: deep experience in a certain industry (also known as specializing); high demand for what you do in a particular format (another way of […]