Tag Archives: Writing Advice

Our writing advice section was created to provide tips and advice to writers. All of these articles have been penned by the expert professionals on Freelance With Us. Our writers range from aspiring authors who make their living as freelancers, to published authors and best-selling authors who use this as a side project to earn a little extra. Our founder, PJ Aitken, for instance, is a bestselling author who drops by every now and then to provide some tips and advice of his own.

On this section of the Freelance With Us website you can find everything from freelance writing tips, to authoring tips and more. Our writing advice can help you to get published by a traditional publisher or to sell more copies as a self-published writer. If you have a question that needs answering or an issue that needs addressing, this is the section for you.

Assuming you’re a writer of course. If not, then you’re in the wrong place.

10 More Writing Tips: Improve Your Writing

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 […]

Tips for Writing: Improve Your Writing

10 Tips for Writing Writing is a strange beast. There are rules about how to do it right, but there is also an element of inherent creativity that compels writers to do what works or what feels right. Here are 10 tips for writing that will help you write more often and create engaging content […]

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. […]

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 […]

Taking a Break from Writing: A Crucial How-To

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 […]

Best Books for Writers

Best Books for Writers If you stop learning, then you stop growing, you stop improving, and your writing grows stale very quickly. A good way to keep learning is to arm yourself with tried and true resources that are easily accessible. The Online Writer’s Companion: A Complete Guide to Earning Your Living as a Freelancer […]

Simplify Your Writing: A Key Writing Technique

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 […]

When to Break the Rules of Writing

When to Break the Rules of Writing “Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.” – Frank Zappa, composer/musician As a freelance writer of fiction and nonfiction, my work is governed by the rules and conventions that were instilled from schooling, professional experience, and reading other works. I’m paid to convey ideas and stir […]

11 Ways to Make Money Online Part 1

There’s a large number of ways to make money as a writer. With the Internet giving us access to clients worldwide, opportunities have never been more numerous. But where do we begin? In this article, we’ll take a look at eleven ways that freelance writers can make money online. 11. Article Writing for Publications This […]