Category Archives: Blog

The Freelance With Us Blog is where all of the articles on this site get stored. What you are now looking at is an archive/category page. This means that this is where all of the published articles are kept after they have had their moment in the spotlight of the front page.

There are many different article categories on Freelance With Us. These cover everything from Advice for Authors to Freelancing Tips, Writing Software and more. However, all articles are added to the Freelance With Us Blog automatically, so whatever you can find on those categories and those archives, you can also find here.

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What is a Ghostwriter?: How to Ghostwrite

Just like every patient needs healing, every story needs a writer. But just because you need medical treatment, doesn’t mean you can be a good doctor. The same is true for the written word. There will always be people with a story to tell, wisdom to impart, a special skill to share, or product to […]

Brainstorming: Write to Focus Your Ideas

Brainstorming: Write to Focus Your Ideas Recently, I worked for a client who needed help finishing up a novel after several failed attempts. The end product finally appeared a month later, which came with a mixture of relief… and agony. The client was happy to have it finished. However, at almost 100,000 words, it was clearly bloated. […]

Technical Writing Jobs: What is Technical Writing

Technical writing involves any kind of complex information, procedures, or processes where there is a need to communicate them in a concise and simple way. One key component of technical writing is that it enables readers to accomplish a specific task, set of tasks, or goal. Technical writing jobs are available on many freelancing platforms, […]

Pets of Famous Writers and Authors (Dickens, Byron and More)

  A cat or dog can be both a best friend and a muse to a writer. We work at home all day and spend countless hours alone in the tedium of our own company, so it helps to have a little loving ball of fur to cuddle into and, occasionally, crawl along the keyboard […]

Freelance Insurance: Can you Insure Yourself as a Freelancer? 

We’ve had a lot of questions come in over the past few weeks about how we survive as freelance writers. We’ve heard it all. “How do you make enough money to eat?” “How does freelance insurance work?” “Do you have to pay taxes?” Well, those are actually all good questions. And we’ve covered a few […]

The Key to a Successful Interview as a Freelance Writer

I have never been good at public speaking. I am not an extroverted or confident person and I should be the worst when it comes to interviews. It would certainly make sense. But I actually enjoy the process and I have yet to have an interview for a job I didn’t get. It’s a paradox, […]

How Much is Your Website Worth? How to Calculate

I make no secret of the fact that I work as a freelancer and that I have also branched out into website development. FreelanceWithUs is one of those websites, but it’s far from the only one and I’ve actually lost track of how many they are. My writers think I have an addiction to website […]