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Yvonne Glasgow3 days ago
5 Things You Need Before You Start Applying to Writing Gigs
I love working as a freelance writer for a living. It started as a hobby over 17 years ago, then grew into something I liked to do part-time in my spare time. About seven years ago I started writing f...
Yvonne Glasgow3 days ago
Writing 101: Are You Turning In Clean Copy?
Spelling and grammar errors are one thing when it comes to posting your feelings on Facebook, but when you’re submitting an article for pay, even through the Vocal family of sites, you need to be turn...
Annie Kiely6 days ago
Writers Should Work for Free
Writing for free is a contentious subject. Many writers vehemently object to any free writing requests, and with good reason. Most writers (and all creatives, really) face an onslaught of requests for...
Garrett Robinson11 days ago
Identifying (and Finding) Your Ideal Reader
Hello Writer, and welcome back to my life. It’s Writer Wednesday, the day I give my tips and advice on the art and the business of writing, and tell you how I do what I do as an indie author. Today’s question comes from Ryan Starbloak on Patreon, who asked about how to identify your ideal reader as a writer. Identifying the ideal customer is one of the most important things any business can do, and if you are a writer who wants to make a living at it, you’ve absolutely GOT to do it. I learned ho...
HR H.11 days ago
Writing: Words Can Be Hard...
Writing can be one of the most difficult things to do, especially if you’re trying to do it well. Putting words on paper, or typing them onto a computer screen can be easy if you don’t really care abo...
S. K. Gregory12 days ago
How To Write a Great Blurb
A blurb is the back cover description of your book, and it may mean the difference between a potential reader buying your book or putting it back on the shelf. So how do you get them to buy the book? ...
K. Moritz12 days ago
Get Stuff Done, Now!
We've all been there. Today will be the day I stop smoking! I'll start learning Spanish! I'll become an early bird! and so on and so forth. Then, come one or two or three weeks, momentum has slowed. Y...
Ellie Barker12 days ago
Navigating the Wonderful World of 'Work from Home' Opportunities
First off, I would like to say that I realise everyone's experiences, morals, backgrounds, and lifestyles are going to affect what they are looking for in a work from home opportunity, the goal of thi...
Claire Raymond13 days ago
Making Money Online: Is Clickworker Worth It?
Sites that pay users a small amount of money for performing simple tasks have really grown in popularity over recent years. For the most part, they are a steady and reliable way to make a couple of do...