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9 Reasons a Self-Hosted Website Is Important for Freelance Writers

I’ve got to be honest and say that now a self-hosted website may not be as important as it once was. At one time, self-hosting was a way to put you above the spammers. It was harder to create a website and make it look professional. Getting your own web hosting is easy and affordable. […]

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31 Blog Post Ideas for March

I know it’s not quite March yet, but now will be the time that you’ll be planning out your month. At least, you’ll plan out some ideas in pencil, right? That’s what I spent the weekend doing – actually, I planned in pencil all the way to the end of June! Sometimes coming up with […]

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What I Wish I Knew About Writing Over the Holidays

When I first started freelance writing, I worked all the time. I know I’ve shared this with you in the past. I never took a day off work and would barely look after myself. Part of me started working from home because I was fed up of relying on an employer to decide he wanted […]

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5 Things I Wish I Knew About Planning as a Freelance Writer

At the end of every year, I look back over the year that I had and see how it went. Then I move forward and set my goals. With my writing goals intact, planning as a freelance writer is the next step. Over the years, I’ve learnt a lot about planning. I really wish that […]

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Why Sometimes You Need to Change Your Blog’s Theme

How long have you had your current theme for your blog? Is it time to change your blog’s theme? I’ve had this one on my writer mentor site for the last three years! Yes, three years of the same look! That’s longer than I’ve had my hair colour! Honestly, it’s time for a revamp and […]

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What Do TV Show Writers Write About During the Summer Hiatus?

I’ve recently decided to break into the TV show niche. It’s been a profitable one for some time and I just never appreciated how profitable. Now I know and I’m enjoying writing. But there’s one thing that many people ask me about this niche. What will I write about between the seasons? Most of the […]

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How I’m Using Trello for Writing

I’ve started using Trello on a daily basis for my writing needs. It was because two clients use it for tracking work and I thought I’d give it a try. It’s changed my ability to track my earnings and store my writing clips. How do I use it? It’s really simple, if I’m honest. I […]

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How to Use Your Negativity to Help Your Writing Career

Who would have thought negativity could help you? I’ve often blogged about how negativity damages your writing career, but it’s often difficult to stop those whispers in your head. How many times have you had that little voice telling you that you’ll never get a client no matter how many people you email? How often […]

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Should You Write Over the Holiday Season?

It’s coming up to the holiday season. Your friends and family members will likely be taking time off work, but what about you? As a freelancer, it is often a scary prospect. I personally take the time off. This year, I definitely am because I’m currently 8 months pregnant and looking to scale back the […]

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Wikinut Closes Doors on Revenue Share Model: Why It’s Time to Leave

While I do enjoy some revenue share sites, I know that having my own blog is a good financial decision. It’s why I have multiple blogs of my own. That being said, some people prefer to stick with revenue share models. If you’re one of those and are on Wikinut, you’ve likely seen the update […]

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