Blogging

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 […]

Reviews

Trello Review: How I Use Trello to Manage My Tasks and Plan My Writing

As a writer, you need tools to help manage your tasks and your time. Trello is the tool that I use on a daily basis. I have the app on my phone and I have it open on my computer all the time. It’s useful for collaborating with others and just to use for my […]

Reviews

Blasting News Review: Should You Sign Up for the Site?

Blasting News is just one of the latest news sites that I’ve heard about for writers. It’s something that I’ve mentioned in the past that I’ve tried but at the time I wasn’t ready to share my thoughts. Well, now I’m ready with my honest and open Blasting News review. Just a note that these […]

Lifestyle

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+ […]

Budget and Money

How I Became a Professional Writer and Made $4,000+ Per Month In 2016

In 2016, my writing career took off. I made at least $4,000 per month, with some months surpassing that considerably. Debts were paid off and our situation changed to allowing both my husband and I to be home with our girls. I did it all with freelance writing. My affiliate marketing income hasn’t taken off […]

Blogging

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 […]

Blogging

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 […]

Lifestyle

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 […]

Lifestyle

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 […]

Blogging

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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