Freelance Writers Be Professional within LinkedIn Groups

Oh boy! Sometimes I question the level of professionalism of freelance writers. I also question how ‘in touch’ with reality some of them are. Perhaps it’s a generational difference but I’m discovering that some writers in writing groups on LinkedIn are bitter and pessimistic. These are people I prefer not to associate with in my […]

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 […]

Enter Your Screenplay into a Contest

If you’re an aspiring screenwriter, you may want to enter your screenplay into a contest. Yes, you may have to pay for some of the contests but they could be worth it if you end up selling your screenplay. Get your sunglasses ready because the glare from the Hollywood sign may be too much for […]

Communication is the Key to Growing a Business

When you speak, do you say what you mean and mean what you say? Nine times out of ten, most people talk in circles. It’s like listening to a politician answer a question about the state budget! Communication is the key in any business, especially freelance writing. If you don’t know how to communicate with […]