Issue #22: Starting Anew

With 2015 coming to a close, many projects have been completed. Freelancers are now looking to 2016 as a fresh start, maybe even a new beginning. I know I am. I love to start things fresh. Though there are still a couple of projects I haven’t completed, I’m not beating myself up over them. I’m … Continue reading Issue #22: Starting Anew

Issue #21: Finishing Things Up

I’m working on finishing some projects I’ve been letting slide. You know the ones: The personal-professional stuff you are doing for yourself AND your business. The things you are hoping will work for the business but might not be entirely sure they will. Will you be doing the same? Let’s Get Those Projects Finished Before … Continue reading Issue #21: Finishing Things Up

Issue #20: A Growing Family, And Growing Your Business

Over time, families change. They grow. A son gets married. A daughter has her first, third, or sixth baby. Someone adopts a child. There are many ways a family might grow. Families enjoy their time together, and writers can grow by writing in different ways. Perhaps a mother will publish the stories she tells her … Continue reading Issue #20: A Growing Family, And Growing Your Business

Issue #19: Developing Ideas

How do writers come up with all their ideas? Well, the process can vary widely. I use a number of tactics that mostly center around brain storming in some way. If I am completely burnt out and am unable to think clearly enough to think of what to write about, I will take some time … Continue reading Issue #19: Developing Ideas

Issue #18: Travel Writing Site

Though I have not yet done travel writing, I do plan to. I am excited over the prospect. It will be fun to see new places, photograph them, and then write about what I see and do. What do you think? Would you want to have such adventures? Think about it: What fun it would … Continue reading Issue #18: Travel Writing Site

Issue #17: Online Teaching

Do you have something you want to teach having to do with the industry you write for? Perhaps an email marketing course? Maybe a course on getting started as a freelance writer? As freelance writers, we are in an ideal position to teach less experienced writers the ropes. There are different ways you might go … Continue reading Issue #17: Online Teaching

Issue #16: An Opinion Blog

Go ahead. Be controversial. People will read about your opinions whether they like what you have to say or not. People simply cannot help it. Writing on an opinion blog is like gossip. People love it. They crave it. Even if they hate your opinion. You will certainly attract an audience. There are a number … Continue reading Issue #16: An Opinion Blog

Issue #15: The Healthy Freelancer

It is important for a freelance writer to get and/stay healthy. Not only will doing so help us to look and feel good, but it will also cost less money in medical bills over time. How can the freelancer accomplish this? * By exercising. * By eating well. * By finding our spiritual path/belief system. … Continue reading Issue #15: The Healthy Freelancer

Issue #14: Fiction Writing

I have finished one, and am working on two, books of short stories. Each book has its’ own theme. Any stories that I write that do not go along with one of these themes are put away for later use. I do not know why, but I like working within specific themes when writing short … Continue reading Issue #14: Fiction Writing

Issue #13: Writing Nonfiction

In all honesty, when I was young and knew I wanted to write I did not want to write nonfiction at all. I wanted to write novels. Now, I like writing nonfiction. It can be much fun. To write non fiction, write what you know and love. It can make all the difference in the … Continue reading Issue #13: Writing Nonfiction