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5 Desk Workouts to Be a Fit Freelance Writer

Freelance writing involves a lot of sitting. If you’re anything like I used to be, you’ll hardly ever stand during the day, except for toilet and tea breaks. It’s so unhealthy, and not just for your weight. You can be a fit freelance writer. I know of plenty who are and I did shed 50+ […]

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5 Signs Working from Home Isn’t for You

Working from home isn’t for you. There. I’ve said it. I’ve wanted to tell you this for a while. Not because I want you to stop trying, but because I want you to really think about your personality, your desires, your skills, and most importantly what you really want from life. We have this dream […]

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Got a Spare 5 Minutes? It’s Time to Use Them Productively

As a freelance writer, you need to be as productive with your time as possible. That means using those spare 5 minutes as much as you can. I tend to use 5 minutes for writing, planning, and social media promotion. It all depends on the next piece that I need to do and what I’m […]

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How I Use Timesheets to Be a Productive Writer

Being a productive writer is essential. It’s so easy to get lost in blog posts and writing, but that would mean I couldn’t get enough done. My whole writing schedule would be for nothing! After working in admin roles over the years, I’ve found timesheets really useful to be a productive writer. I use them […]

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How to Move Country and Write at the Same Time

The last four months have been spent moving country. I’ve still kept up with my writing business and learned some lessons along the way. Now that I’m finally setup with an internet connection in my apartment, it’s time to share my tips on how to move country and write at the same time. This is […]

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A Current Day in the Life of a Writer

Many people ask what a day in the life of a writer is really like. Everyone will be different. For me, my day revolves mostly around my girls. I’ll have to work around their naps and their activities. Each day is completely different, so trying to actually go through a day in my life is […]

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Become a More Productive Writer By Getting Up Earlier

Many writers want to be more productive. There are all sorts of tips available, and I know I’ve offered them in the past. Right now, I’m going to focus on just one tip to become a more productive writer. It’s one that I use now and then, especially when I know I have a lot […]

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How to Create That Work/Life Balance as a Freelance Writer

Many freelance writers start their job for one reason. They want to spend more time with their family. Well, there are likely other reasons, but the spending more time with family is a big reason for starting. After all, you get to set your own hours and work from home, right? You should be able […]

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How to Deal With Unsupportive People in Your Life

Freelance writers need support, and they want it from the people close to them. The problem is your friends and family members may not be the best people to offer you that support. They just don’t understand the freelance lifestyle. Some family members and friends do it by accident. They don’t realize that you’re working, […]

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Time Management Tips: Get More Hours in the Day to Write

Wouldn’t you love to have more hours in the day for your projects? I know I would. It’s all about following some tried and tested time management tips to make it seem like there are more hours in the day. I’ve recently improved my time management skills. I’ve cut out the wasted minutes, and started […]

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