Freelance Artists Know How to Communicate

One of my pet peeves is improper communication. Solo professionals such as freelance artists, designers, and writers (ironic), don’t know how to communicate. Here’s an example: I was looking for an illustrator for my client and a man left me a voicemail saying that I emailed him. Emailed him about what? He didn’t say why […]

Freelance Writers Do You Have Confidence?

Some people are constantly praising others but rarely “toot their own horn.” There’s nothing wrong with complimenting people but if you constantly give them praise, you’re not projecting confidence. You can find many freelance writers around the world. In fact, you may be apart of freelance writing networking groups that have many talented writers. However, […]

Freelance Writers: What Are Your Goals for 2011?

The New Year is approaching like a speeding bullet — will you be ready for it? Now is the time to evaluate your goals for 2011. Freelance writers who don’t have goals won’t have a plan of action to make 2011 better than 2010 and previous years. If you’re beginning your freelance writing business, you’ll […]

Shh! Please Do Not Disturb the Freelance Writer

When you live with someone else, being a freelance writer and working from home can be a nightmare. You do your best to explain that while you’re working from home, you’re still working. This seems to go in one ear and out the other. It’s one thing to be disturbed if there’s an intruder in […]

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 […]