Monthly Archives: September 2013

Quickie Guide to Writing Rates

The question comes as often from veteran writers as it does from new writers: how much should I charge? There are formulae, equations, and tons of advice on how to get to that perfect rate for you. The thing is, … Continue reading

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3 Ways Freelance Writers Can Get Unstuck & Take Action

In our forum┬ásomeone who is working to be a better freelance writer asked how they could get unstuck and really take action on their writing careers. It was clear this person had plenty of great ideas for landing more gigs … Continue reading

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Your Freelance Writing Education

Right now in my life, I’m taking a poetry course online, writing an insurance licensing course, and reading some new cookbooks. I’m doing two of those for pleasure (I’ll let you guess which two) and one for a client. ┬áBut … Continue reading

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How to Negotiate a Writing Contract

If you’re going to be a successful freelance writer you must learn how to negotiate contracts or agreements with the people who hire you. Many writers seem to be both confused about negotiation and maybe even a bit afraid of … Continue reading

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