Scheduling Time for Research

Embed from Getty Images For the freelance writer, there will be plenty of research along the journey. It is expected. We can’t each know everything, after all. At some point, we are going to have to start researching new topics, new places. Finding the time to do this research is Continue Reading

My Top 10 Tips for the Freelance Writer

  Freelance writing is not always easy. It can be time consuming, and sometimes we may not know where to go from the point we are at. The important thing is to keep going. Here are my top 10 tips to help you along your way: Write first. Spend the Continue Reading

How to Lead a Productive Writing Life

I was chatting with a friend this afternoon, who was asking me how long it takes to write an article. This question, and the rest of our conversation, got me to thinking about productivity when writing and after. How does one lead a more productive writing life? These are the Continue Reading

Advice for the New Freelancer

Whether you want to be a freelance writer, photographer or (insert career here), I would like to give you some advice to get you started along your path. 1. Find your motivation, and keep it in mind at all times. This may be anything from ‘I need to eat!’ to Continue Reading

Take Chances!

Last week I made a post about theme words. Mine, for the 2013 year, is Prepare. My desire to be prepared for the next busy season at the inn will have me writing and doing other busy tasks like crazy over the next few months. I am determined to get Continue Reading

Schedule Time for Marketing and Promotion

One of my goals for Year 4 is to learn more about marketing and promotion. As a writer, I prefer the act of writing. I do not generally even like to think about M or P. Seriously. The whole thing seems too much like work to me 😉 At any Continue Reading

Finding Time for A Freelance Career

It can sometimes be difficult to find time to work on a freelance business, if you have another job as well or family responsibilities. I work a ‘day job’ then come home to work on my writing business, clean my home, run my errands and try to relax. Sometimes, I Continue Reading

April 2012 E-Book Challenge: Begin Writing

And the second week of the 4 Week Write Your Own E-Book Challenge begins… Are your ready for another productive week? Remember: Productivity is key. Now that you have completed the brainstorming, organizing and outlining tasks, it is time to move onto the actual writing. I know that some people Continue Reading

Taking Time Off

Even those of us who love our careers need to take at least a little time off. It is good for us to do this once in a while, even if only for a few hours. During this time, we might do a number of things. Or maybe we will Continue Reading