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 […]

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 […]

Do You Want to be a Best Selling Author or a Best Writing Author?

Robert Kiyosaki is famous for telling people he’s a Best Selling Author not a Best Writing Author. Writers think that publishing is about writing but it’s about sales and marketing. Your writing style can be reminiscent of Thoreau, Twain, Wolfe, Austin, and other famous authors but if you don’t know how to market and sell […]