Without question, moving while trying to keep up full-time hours as a self-employed professional is challenging and stressful. But, it is possible. Plus, when you get your new space and know that you did it, it’s a great power trip!
Sometimes my ability to write confidently is worth more (per word), and sometimes my time itself is worth more (per hour). As you get used to working as a professional writer, you’ll learn just where your time goes, and how you can effectively charge for it for the best paycheque potential!
We all tend to want to have a low rate because we think it’ll draw in customers. It will, but it often will be customers that will give you no end of headache. Set a rate that feels fair and accurate. Even if you get challenging orders and/or customers, your rate will make the headache very worthwhile!
I had to learn a lot of things about writing “on the job” and understand how to put them in their place. Below, I’ve shared them in hopes that they’ll help strengthen another writer who is just starting out!
A young writer is full of promise and potential. They have a new voice, a new perspective, and a whole lot of energy that is focused on helping them find success. However, anyone who’s been a professional writer for a few years knows that there are also some serious tests coming their way. Here are some of the most important things that a writer should know!
Some days the words just flow like they are nothing at all. Other times, it feels worse than trying to get my cat to take his medication. Staying on task can help provide more of those great days, but sometimes simply keeping your mind on the job is harder than it sounds when you're working in a chaotic environment. So, here are some tips to help!
Working from home has tested my professionalism more than once. The simple fact is that working from home (especially full time) is a huge challenge and I’m here to save you from the worst of it! Here are some tips for staying productive when working from home
Whether you’re working from home for your normal job, you’re self-employed, or you simply want a productive space to pen the next bestseller novel, the space that you create is going to be successful or not-so-much depending on how you design it. No pressure.
The way that we work is changing forever and, when it comes to freelance job positions, this is a good thing!
A gig economy is where you are working for yourself instead of a company, and you work directly with a customer. Sometimes they’re a one-off customer, and other times they’re returning ones that you get over and over again. Here’s why it’s changing the way people look at jobs.