Are you excited to be a freelancer? You should be! As I've talked about before, I think it's a wonderful life for many people. Hopefully, by this point, you're already prepared. You've figured out what kind of freelance writing you want to do, looked into platforms, and maybe even started on your very own website. … Continue reading How to Land Your 1st (2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th) Freelance Writing Gig
Nailing Your Pitch or Cover Letter
If you've gotten this far in freelancing, then bravo! You're on your way. But there's one big hurdle before landing your first gig: your pitch or cover letter. Though it's called something different depending on where you're looking for a gig, this is basically the same thing. You're briefly telling the prospective client a few … Continue reading Nailing Your Pitch or Cover Letter
No. 36/100 flash fiction stories My office smells like roses. The moment you open the door, the smell hits you. It's as if the crimson flowers are scattered all throughout the room. But no - a single vase sits on my desk, a dozen red roses intermingled with baby's breath. Right now they're all opening up … Continue reading Roses
More to Life than Free Time
We work a lot. Even when we're not strictly working, other projects occupy our time. Our blogs. Stories. Hobbies. Sometimes we get to the point where even family gatherings or time with friends turns into just one more thing to add to the list. You can't wait for the day to be over because then … Continue reading More to Life than Free Time
Is It Possible to Look Forward to the Week?
Want to help me get a standing desk? Check out the details in the donation box below the post and read my stories on Vocal! I get it. Mondays are a drag. Sometimes Sundays are even worse because you get this sinking feeling that "fun time" is running out and the dreary work week is about … Continue reading Is It Possible to Look Forward to the Week?
Find Success with Personal Projects
Want to help me get a new desk chair? Check out the details in the donation box below the post! Project Pea word count: 20,147 No Monday post and a late Tuesday post? It happens. Life happens. The past few days have been a little crazy, and since writing for the blog doesn't pay the … Continue reading Find Success with Personal Projects
3 Tips to Keep You on Schedule
I'll never cease to find it hilarious that writers - the ones who produce giant books, keep up with blogs, and/ or draft article after article - get distracted so easily. We start researching for our work and go down a rabbit trail. We get a notification from our writing group and start responding to … Continue reading 3 Tips to Keep You on Schedule