How to Handle Clients That Don’t Pay?

Sometimes freelance writers will encounter clients that don’t pay on time or at all. How many times have you encountered clients like this? It’s time to say goodbye to these clients for good and hello to solid clients that understand that you’re more than a freelance writer — you’re a business man or woman. Freelance […]

Writers: Do You Post Your Unpublished Books Online?

Some writers are posting excerpts of chapters or their entire book online. While posting excerpts isn’t a bad idea, you may want to rethink posting your entire book on the internet. Why? Publishers may ‘frown’ upon this because they want to be the first ones to read your book. If you attend a writer’s workshop, […]

To Freelance Writers: How Organized Are You?

Many people aren’t fond of organization or they use a system of organization that doesn’t work. You may be in trouble if you have to sort through a bunch of sticky notes for your new client’s phone number. There’s nothing wrong with being organized. It’s amazing how many people aren’t organized because they think it’s […]

Writers Enter the Realm of the Seventh Sanctum

Sometimes writers struggle to think of ideas, plots, scenes, and characters for novels. You may have a great idea for novel but are stuck on character development. Creating the right name can be particular difficult. This is why a character development worksheet is helpful. There’s also Seventh Sanctum which can help you flush out characters. […]

What Types of Clients do You Attract? Part II

This is Part II of the blog What Type of Clients do You Attract? If you’re not attracting the right clients to you, take a look at your personal beliefs around your freelance writing. What is your personal philosophy around attracting clients? What types of clients do you expect to attract? Knowing the answer to […]