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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 […]
Can you freelance pregnant? Can you take a maternity leave? Does all life end when you see that miraculous plus sign on a pregnancy test? The answers are: yep, I don’t know yet, and nope. So let’s get into it: I’m pregnant and due this spring! This has been a crazy, patient journey, and I […]
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 […]