Freelance Writers Live with Confidence and Promote Your Work

I listen to Joel Osteen, who’s the pastor of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. Normally, I wouldn’t bring up anything related to religion or spirituality on this website but Joel’s #483 Living with Confidence sermon strong a chord with me. His message was, “Sometimes we ‘celebrate’ others more than we do ourselves. We have no […]

Writers Must Have a Marketing Platform for Their Books

I’m querying literary agents and have found the process to be quite interesting. No two literary agent submission guidelines are alike! It will behoove you to know what your marketing platform is because some literary agencies will ask you to explain your platform in your query letter. For example, one agency I queried is Books […]

Freelancers Know How to Market Themselves

Recently, I was looking for an illustrator for my client. I was taken aback by how many illustrators didn’t have a website, not even a Facebook page. A website is an effective way to promote you and your work. You can use WordPress, Weebly.com, Blogger, and other sites. You could always create a Facebook page […]

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 […]