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!
In my last two posts, I talked quite a bit about the pros and cons of critique groups, and also about their limitations. I’ve had bad experiences in the past that make me pretty apprehensive and bitter about them. However, they also have a unique kind of power that can really help you get ahead in professional writing. It’s all about pairing up with the right people for the right project. Here are some tips to help you do just that!
So, the time has come. You get a notification for your posted fanfic/short story/novel and you go to check out the review only to find out that it’s — gasp —negative?! That weird whirlwind of anger, shame, and indignation you’re feeling right now is one that we’ve all felt at one point or another. Whether it was from a particularly harsh critiquing group or an online anonymous 123username reader, it cuts deep. So, what do you do?
Sometimes a difficult client can create a bad experience on your end as well no matter how much you may want to be positive and productive. Looking for some tips on how to save yourself the potential frustration, lost time and cancelled orders? Here are some warning behaviours to watch out for.
Before you publish a blog post or website content, you want to make sure that it’s the best it can be, right? An experienced business content writer will be able to take a look at what you’ve got done and recommend changes throughout to make it even stronger.
From the first product description I ever wrote, I knew that this was what I wanted to focus my career on as far as business content writing. Here are some of the best tips that have helped me figure my way around the tricky world of writing product descriptions that actually sell products.
Writing compelling blog posts may be a little harder than reading them, but there’s no reason that it needs to be torture. Use these writing tips to guide you forward and, when the frustration on doing it “right” gets to you, remember the end goal!