10 Invaluable Freelancing for Beginners Tips

We all started somewhere. When I started, I knew it was possible to learn how to become a freelance writer from home, but I had no idea where to start. At least, no real idea of where to start. I taught college part time. I worked in a law firm part time. And I started doing a lot of research to figure out how to start freelance writing from how. I don’t refer to myself as a freelance writer, except on certain websites with a byline that provides me with contact information. I’ll save the story as to why I don’t call myself a freelance writer for another time. Instead, I want to provide you 10 freelancing for beginners tips that I would have loved to have when I first started.

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Productivity Timer Review: Productivity Challenge Timer

It is no secret that I am obsessed with time management and productivity. OCD mixed with hypervigilence mixed with some ADHD…I mean, it may sound bad, but it’s made me a productivity queen. The downside is that sometimes I have a hard time staying focused. I am always looking for the right productivity timer. I started using Productivity Challenge Timer, a freemium app found in the Android store, about a month ago. Here’s what I think of it.

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Why “Making Time to Write” Is a Bullshit Excuse (And You Know I’m Right!)

Just a little while ago I attempted (keyword) to finish an article published in a magazine about writing. The title had something to do with saying yes to yourself as a writer. And the author lauded on and on about…well, frankly, I couldn’t tell you. She talked about getting lost on social media. She talked about savings quotes on Google Drive. She talked about hearing from another writer that they get up at 5 am to make time to write. Having been an exemplary member of the 5 am Club for a long time, I understand finding quiet time. With that, I have no argument.

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