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

Professional Writer? Survive The Holiday Season

You’re a professional writer, but… here come the holidays. Parties and more parties, celebrations with relatives you haven’t seen all year, and shopping marathons at the mall. Are you looking forward to it all? If you are, that’s great. On the other hand, maybe you’re cringing at the thought. One of my friends split from his partner in June; he … Read more

Can You Make Money Writing On Medium?

Over the past year, I’ve received questions about the online publishing platform Medium. It pays writers, who get paid according to how much attention their content receives. Increased reading time on an article increases the writer’s income. Medium describes itself as an “online publishing platform.” Evan Williams, formerly co-founder of Blogger and Twitter, developed the network in 2012. To be … Read more