Monthly Archives: October 2016

Fiverr Tips: Making Money with Gigs

If you’re a freelancer, you’ve probably have heard of Fiverr. The concept is simple: sell any service for $5, with add-ons available for clients that like your work and want more features. However, the market is competitive and it’s not easy. But if you’re looking for some ways to make more money and are prepared […]

Best Writing Software (Best of 2016)

If you’ve read our blog before, you know that we’ve covered some of the best websites and apps for freelance writers. It can be confusing to find the right software, with an ever-widening variety of software that serves every writing function available. But how do you find the software that increases your workflow while avoiding the needless bells […]

Writing Tips for Beginners

If you’re just starting out as a freelance writer, you may feel that the job is a lot of work. Perhaps it is more than you’ve bargained for, especially when you have to consider grammar, fact-checking, tone, and a myriad of other factors that separate your work from the amateurs. What can you do? Simple. […]

Preventing Carpal Tunnel Syndrome for Writers

Want to know how you can prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and how you can cure it? In this article we aim to address both of these concerns. What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome? Carpal tunnel syndrome is caused by the squeezing of the median nerve and the tendons enclosed in the transverse carpal ligament. The tunnel […]

Creative Writing Prompts

Creative writing prompts can help you to enhance your writing and are one the best solutions for writers that are stuck or looking for ways to get out of their comfort zone. In this article, we’ll take a look at how we can use creative writing prompts to our benefit, as well as non-traditional uses that can be […]

How to Determine Your Rates as a Freelance Writer

As freelancer writers, we’re on our own for just about any aspect of our business. Nowhere does it sting more than when it comes to money. Worse, when you try to gauge how much you should charge, the numbers other writers quote can range from the outrageously-high to the pitiful lows—just how can you determine […]

How to Get an Agent (Author Advice)

Have you written a book of fiction or non-fiction and want to seek commercial publishers? Maybe you’ve got a great idea for a book, but you’re looking for ways to bring it to fruition and ultimately deliver it to a mainstream audience. If so, you’re going to want to know how to get an agent. […]

How to Publish a Book: A Guide

There are few careers like that of an author. The process of writing a book is often arduous and time-consuming. After the book is completed, the struggle doesn’t end there. How do I get this thing published? In the past, publishing a book was an involved process that required industry gatekeepers and barriers to entry […]

The Best Communities for Writers

It’s not unheard of for writers to go days, weeks, or even months without talking to people who aren’t one of the characters in their current novel. This can make the life of a writer pretty lonely at times. Writing for a living can also be overwhelming. One way to combat this loneliness and keep […]

Copywriting Jobs: What is Copywriting?

Looking for some copywriting jobs? Look no further. As an experienced freelancer, this is an area I regularly work in and one that I have plenty of experience in. Even though you may not be familiar with the term “copywriting” you have no doubt at some point seen the end results of a copywriter’s work. Copywriting […]