Join the Financial Planning Challenge

I’ve already mentioned my freelance goals, but I have others as well. Personal finance goals. I, among other writers, am not yet to point where I’m making a great deal of money through my writing efforts. Finances are a bit wishy-washy, so it isn’t always easy to plan for things. Continue Reading

What do you Hope to be doing in 5 Years? 10 Years? 20 Years?

I don’t know about you but I’ve been steadily working toward my goals this year. With a series of fiction books published to Amazon, and an upcoming nonfiction book, I feel I’m well on my way to achieving my long-term goals. What is most important in your life? What do Continue Reading

Saving Money on Freelance Supplies

I’m a frugal person most of the time, always looking for deals on items I need in my personal life and my writing life. My top savings last fall were from three different places. These hardcover composition books were found at Wal-Mart for only .50 each. They will be perfect Continue Reading

Be Prepared for Slow Times

There may be times when business is slow or comes to a halt, either because you wanted it that way or because there is going to be a month or two when people just aren’t buying whatever services you are selling. Perhaps you get injured, your life partner gets laid Continue Reading

Helium Publishing 360 no Longer Publishing Articles, Deadline to Claim Your Money and Articles

The Helium Publishing 360 sites have announced that: They are no longer publishing articles. The site is up for read-only purposes until December 15, 2014. You will want to claim your payments as soon as you can. You can still accrue money so you might meet the minimum threshold. And, Continue Reading

Using Revenue Share Sites to Earn Money…

… But do not count on the money. Think of any revenue earned as extra cash once you get it. It is not likely that you will begin earning a livable wage from this type of venture right off, and you may not even be able to do so over Continue Reading

Trying Something New: GhostBloggers

I have decided to try something new. GhostBloggers.com allows you to write and sell blog posts through their platform. You have some of control over how much each blog post sells for, and you have a choice between writing requested posts or writing your own. I do believe you can Continue Reading

Financial Report for Year 2

Year 2 could have, in all reality, been better financially. But I am not complaining. There were many roadblocks, including surgery and a computer that didn’t make it through the entire year. It did, however, serve me well for almost six years. The amount I was able to earn will Continue Reading

Year 2: The Wrap-Up Post

This post is meant as a wrap up for Year 2 of my freelance writing career. There will only be one more post for this year – – the financial wrap-up. It has been a year with many ups and downs. I had a medical condition that prevented me from Continue Reading