Jan 30, 2020
It’s possible be a successful freelance writer with a single niche, several related subniches, multiple unrelated niches, or no niche at all.
For most writers, the benefits of identifying and working within a niche outweigh the cons. Changing your niche isn’t going to be what transforms your career: It’s the...
Jan 24, 2020
question, “Why are you the one to tell this story?”
Some people will avoid answering or avoid pitching to avoid an existential freakout: “I’m not the one! They can just let somebody on staff do it instead. I’m not experienced enough and will mess it all up.”
Others use the same cut-and-paste reply for all...
Jan 16, 2020
The freelance journal is a key tool to understanding your process, habits, attitudes, limiting beliefs, and true ambitions. Keeping a narrative record of what you’re doing as a writer and as a freelancer means that you will become more familiar with what you’re doing, how you’re doing it, why you’re making the...
Jan 9, 2020
Many writers say that they always honor their deadlines for clients, yet aren’t accountable to themselves when it comes to marketing or creative work. Maybe you want to pitch more stories, finish your book proposal, or write in your journal every single day.
In reality, signing a contract isn’t what actually makes...
Jan 6, 2020
Doubt and indecision are like kryptonite to freelancers. What
would you do in your writing life if you felt more confident right
now? Maybe you'd:
+ Make a powerful freelance choice quickly and see it through, without overthinking.
+ Take risks with your...