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How to Simplify Your Freelance Writing Work Day

Or: How to Work (and Play) Stress-Free Every Day Certain realities kick in after the initial stages of making regular money from freelance writing start to wane. Suddenly, you’ve got everything you worked so hard for: You’re making your living as a freelance writer online. Perhaps you’ve even quit your day job and are supporting…

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20 Tools and Resources Every Freelance Writer Should Be Using

It’s a minefield isn’t it? The array of online tools and resources for freelance writers I mean. There’s an app for acronyms and a tool for time management, a blog for business and a guide to grammar. The problem is, we freelance writers don’t have time to sift through all the marketing jargon to unearth…

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Here’s Why You’re Not Going to Miss that Freelance Writing Deadline

Are you always fretting that you’ll miss a writing deadline? Is there an underlying anxiousness lurking behind your freelance writing business? Do you often procrastinate about starting work in case the finished product isn’t up to scratch? I experience all of these things in relation to my freelance writing business. I wasn’t consciously aware of…

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How to Give Yourself an Instant Pay Rise as a Freelance Writer Online

I’ve never published this information for free before. It was part of my freelance writing course (which I had to take down due to European VAT laws, which sucked) and it will make up part of my freelance writing Udemy course (due to be released later this month). But the following method for getting an…

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Freelance Writing Online: 6 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started

Three years ago I was completing the odd freelance writing gig online for a few bucks here and there. While I don’t like to boast (I’m British) I now have global freelance writing clients in the travel industry that give me regular work. But I learned the hard way, so here’s everything I wish I’d…

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How Freelance Writing Online Just Saved Me

Sometimes, just when you think everything’s going according to The Plan, the rug can be pulled from beneath your Conversed little feet quicker than you know how to deal with it. In the space of a week, my relationship ended, I moved out of my home and I finished the full-time writing gig I’d been…

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Freelance Writers Online: The Difference Between Us and Them

It was 2012 and I was working for a newspaper in central London. No, I wasn’t a writer, just one of many minions working in the recruitment advertising department. I contributed towards making the cogs turn in a huge national corporation that had been revamped and resold so many times that I’m not even sure the…

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5 Ways to Start a Freelance Writing Career When it’s ‘Just Not the Right Time’

By Erica Lynn In July of 2014 I decided it was now or never. It wasn’t the right time to start a freelance writing career, but sometimes the hardest part is just starting. For years I had worked a full-time job with dreams of following my writing passion as a freelancer, but I would always…

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3 Reasons Freelance Writers Should Write for Free

By  Katliegh Merrier Freelance writers have stressful jobs at times. Tight deadlines, grumpy editors, picky clients, and rejections can all leave even the most experienced writers a bit frazzled. On top of this, there are plenty of discrepancies on how we should best do our jobs. One of the biggest controversies within the industry is…

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5 Tweaks This Freelance Writer Made to Double Her Income

By Karen Banes I decided early last year I wanted to double my freelance writing income. The only problem was that I was already using all my available time. Like many other freelance writers, I have a lot of commitments. Unlike some of you, I don’t fit my freelancing around a full-time job, but I…

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