If you’re a freelancer complaining about the money offered to you, I tell you what’s wrong in this less than on minute video. Continue reading Whining about Your Freelance Rate? I Have a Message for You!
So… Penguin/RandomHouse bought writersmarket.com… The directory can no longer be accessed online at least for the time being. Do yourself a favor and go on Amazon and buy the 2020 edition now for $21. Continue reading Writer’s Market Website Now Owned By Penguin / RandomHouse
And then all of a sudden, people wanted to complain about how it was “unsustainable for working parents.” It isn’t that it is somehow “unsustainable.” The truth is that some people just don’t like it and they don’t want to own up to that. As I’ve said before, working from home isn’t for everyone.Continue reading “No One Gave a Shit about the Struggles of Working from Home Until COVID-19”
This morning, I discovered there was no toilet paper in the bathroom.
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.Continue reading “10 Invaluable Freelancing for Beginners Tips”
Lots and lots of people romanticize the idea of working from home. You sit around in your pajamas. You do what you want, when you want. You take all this time off. You and your family are so happy happy happy that if yall smiled any harder, your faces would break. It’s a nice notion…but it’s not true.Continue reading “Staying Sane When Working from Home”
Well, Independence Day falls on a Thursday this year. For many, that means a four day weekend. As for me, I usually use those quiet holidays as a time to get caught up on various projects.Continue reading “Holiday Week”
Imagine the following scenario…
You live the glamorous life of a work from home copywriter. Of course, the reality of that is if you’re sick, you work. There’s no paid time off. You’re doing your best to stay on top of your workload.Continue reading “Confession #3 – Hall Way Mad Dash”
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.Continue reading “Productivity Timer Review: Productivity Challenge Timer”
Today I’m answering one of the most common questions I’m asked: what is the best way to start freelancing?Continue reading “From the Mailbag: What Is the Best Way to Start Freelancing?”