There are two things you must do if you want to become a successful writer: you need to write regularly and you need to be willing to work to improve your craft. Writing is not something that you can perfect in a week, a year or even ten years. You must continually push yourself outside […]
The “How to Write” category on Freelance With Us is pretty self explanatory. The goal is to help you with your writing, and we do this by providing tips on every aspect of it. The How to Write section is useful regardless of whether your goal is to be a freelance writer, a journalist or an author. These tips have been provided by writers who are at the very top of their industry, from full-time freelance writers to traditionally published authors.
There are many writing tips squeezed into this section and it is connected to any article on Freelance With Us that we believe may help you in someway with your writing. This section is actually a “tag”, which means that every time one of the Freelance With Us writers creates an article that they deem to be “tip worthy”, they add this tag and it appears here. And because this is a site that focuses on writing advice, you will find a lot of articles linked below.
At Freelancewithus.com, we’ve already covered many of the best writing techniques that freelance writers can use to maximize their earning potential and stay healthy while doing something they love—writing! In this article, we’ll give a few tried-and-true writing techniques for writers, as well as links to more in-depth articles. Best Writing Techniques: Outlines Ever get […]
Continued learning is critical to the success of every writer and networking is a crucial component of the publishing journey. For new and experienced writers, finding a worthwhile writing conference can be difficult and daunting. So, when it comes to choosing the right writing conferences, it’s wise to choose carefully. The more you know about […]
10 More Writing Tips Writing can be a hobby, a creative outlet, a side income, an outlet for stress, a therapeutic tool, a full-time income, or for some writers an all-consuming obsession. There are a thousand reasons and ways to write and none of them are wrong. For the most part, it’s a matter of […]
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. […]
Taking a Break from Writing If there’s one thing that’s most neglected, it tends to be the most obvious. Writing isn’t a physically-demanding occupation but it can be draining. While there may be guides on how to write a novel or ways to NOT make money as a writer, there’s relatively little on taking a break […]
Simplify Your Writing: A Key Writing Technique Simplicity is an underrated writing technique. The reason is that you want to communicate ideas without obstructions—making things needlessly complicated doesn’t really serve your audience well. Worse, if you can’t explain things simply, it may show a lack of understanding on your part. Writers can fall victim to […]
Strunk & White’s The Elements of Style If you’re a freelance writer, there are many resources out there that tell you how to make the most money, how to deal with clients, and how to scale your business. But what many of the authors of these books tend to miss is: what do I need […]
As a freelance writer, I feel that talking about building our business is often a taboo subject. After all, you can’t let the competition—whoever they may be—know the intricacies of our chosen field. I mean, what would happen? Once we let out the secret, the market will be flooded with would-be hacks that will drive […]
Consider this: Everywhere you look, from the banners plastered across Los Angeles to the playbills they hand out on Broadway, from form letters cancelling your cable to those sweet sweet royalty statement from Amazon, the answer’s pretty clear: Someone had to write that, right? And that someone is you, dear reader. You’ve been a writer […]