For as dreamy as the freelance life is, I also know how intimidating it can seem. Are your palms sweaty at the thought of setting your rates? Are you trying to navigate the murky waters of accounting and taxes? Are you totally overwhelmed trying to figure out how to even get started with this whole freelancing thing? Deep breaths, my friend. I like to think my blog is packed full with the advice and insights you need to dominate the freelance game.
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You know, I’ve never actually written one of these “year in review” style posts. I’ve seen plenty of other people do them—and, full disclosure, I always find them interesting. But, I get a little stuck when it comes to writing them personally. I never want to seem braggy, and I know these sorts of posts […]
Post Updated: December 4, 2020 That place probably receives hundreds of pitches each week—I’m not going to bother. I can only assume that a bunch of people already applied for that gig, so I don’t stand a chance. So many people want that project, there’s no way I’ll be the one to land it. Sound […]
Post updated: December 4, 2020 You take a deep breath and hit “send” on your freelance pitch—feeling confident that it should only be a few hours before you’re pinged with an eager, “We can’t wait to work with you!” message from that editor.
Post updated: October 18, 2020 Can I be totally honest with you? Even typing the phrase “six-figure freelancer” in this headline made me want to spit this vanilla latte all over the coffee shop I’m currently writing in. Why? Well, for starters, it’s not a phrase I ever (I mean, ever) thought I’d use to […]
Post updated: October 18, 2020 Let’s talk about freelance writer websites. Mainly—do you actually need one?
Let’s not sugarcoat it: Taking the leap to start your own freelance writing business can be somewhat terrifying. The whole idea seems impossible at times, and your head is packed full with tons of different questions.