18Dec

On Making Time & Creating Habits

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  • Distractions, Freelance Writer, Freelance Writing, Habits, Having Support, My Writing, Success, Working, Writing, Writing from Home, Writing Tips
Yesterday, I had an awful day. Everything seemed to go wrong. By the time I made it home, all I wanted to do was curl up in bed, maybe nap, and listen to depressing music–which is exactly what I did. After a couple hours, I got up, still wanting to do nothing more than stay […]
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05May

The Secret to Controlling the Income Rollercoaster

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  • Copy Editor, Copywriter, Freelance Writer, Freelance Writing, Pay, Salary, Working, Writing from Home, Writing Tips
We writers know the truth.  We know that our income is sporadic.  We know about the feast or famine rollercoaster.  Do you find yourself praying that your next commission check will come in before the electric bill is due?  Are you wondering if you will run out of money before the bills are paid?  Do […]
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15Mar

5 Tips to Eliminate Your Writing Rut

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Raise your hand if you’ve ever fallen into the comfortable rut. *raises hand* You know the one: you’re at your day job, a job that was only meant to be temporary, and suddenly, years have passed. You’re still there, and now you’re thinking, “I could stay here a few more years. This isn’t so bad.”
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05Feb

3 Culprits Stopping You from Successfully Working from Home

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  • Copy Editor, Copywriter, Distractions, Freelance Writer, Freelance Writing, Habits, Having Support, Pay, Salary, Success, Work from Home, Working, Writing, Writing Schedule
The ability to work from home has been one of the best things that’s ever happened to me–it’s also one of the worst. When I work from home, productivity directly affects my income. Meaning, I lose money every time I allow a distraction to consume my time. Seems simple, right? Remove the distraction. Problem solved. Unfortunately, it’s […]
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25Jan

Becoming a Writer

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  • Becoming a Travel Writer, House of Night, Kristin Cast, My Writing, PC Cast, Reading, Reflection, Reminisce, Richelle Mead, Stephenie Meyer, Twilight, Vampire Academy, Working, Writing, Writing Schedule
How did you begin writing? I’ve always thought my path to becoming a writer wasn’t normal, but recently, I’ve begun to wonder if there is such a thing as typical in a writer’s life. Truth is, my inner child shudders whenever I answer this question. Because I know the exact moment I became a writer.
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