A Positive Mental Attitude is Necessary to be a Freelance Writer

According to Reggie Bennett owner of Mountain Shepherd Wilderness Survival School in Virginia, “a positive mental attitude” is the number one priority if you want to survive in the wilderness. It’s also the number one priority for freelance writers. Without it, you won’t succeed because you’ll listen to the naysayers who say you can’t make […]

Review of CreateSpace Formerly Known as BookSurge

I wrote a children’s book and am seeking a literary agent. I’m also 90% finished with a non-fiction book for teens. A client told me about CreateSpace, and I’m impressed with this self-publishing platform that is owned by Amazon.com. They have many packages and options. It may be worthwhile to self-publish your book before you […]

Recording Your Book is the Fastest Way to Write It

Many freelance writers and ghostwriters write their own books. Some of them will seek out publishers while others will self-publish their book. The bottom line is that you must write your book in order to get it published. What if you’re in a writing slump? What if time seems to be passing you by quicker […]

7 Steps to Collecting Freelance Writing Payments

I recently found out that a publisher I wrote for is facing a lawsuit because of a debt he owes to a printing company. Needless to say, I along with other freelance writers haven’t been paid, and I’m not sure if we’ll ever see payment. I should have known something was awry when the publisher […]

What Can McDonald’s Teach Freelance Writers about Business

McDonald’s has many restaurants around the world. It’s one of the most recognized establishments in the world. Why is this? Is it because they have the best hamburgers in the world? No, it is not. They didn’t worry about perfecting the best hamburger in the world. They focused on perfecting the art of selling and […]