Freelance Writing: Are You Ready For The Christmas Sales Season?

Are you and your freelance writing business ready for the Christmas sales season? Retailers and their suppliers make the bulk of their yearly profits from October to December. Normally writers do too: we form new relationships and energize current relationships to take advantage of the season. We’ve no idea what this year’s holiday sales will be like, of course. Fingers … Read more

Freelance Writing Tips: How To Find The Confidence To Start Today

Want to start freelance writing but lack confidence? Over the past two weeks, I’ve consulted with five writers who want to begin freelancing, but their fears hold them back. Here’s the thing. Everyone gets anxious when they move out of their comfort zone. Ask yourself: what’s the worst that could happen? Then ask yourself: what’s the BEST that could happen? … Read more

Your Writing Side Hustle: 4 Steps To Thinking Like A Writer

Could writing turn into a wonderful side hustle for you? If you’re treating your passion for words strictly as a hobby, you’re wondering whether you can turn pro. I’ve received questions about this from writers around the world. Some are on furlough from their day jobs. Others’ jobs have vanished. Either way, they’re wondering whether they can turn their hobby … Read more

Aspiring Freelance Writer? 3 Real-World Tips You Can Use Today

You want to become a freelance writer. Excellent! There’s never been a better time to be a writer. Print magazines and newspapers may be slumping or dead, but content rules. In the final months of 2019, I received lots of enquiries from aspiring writers about getting started in the world of freelancing. Unfortunately I also received sad messages from flailing … Read more