My 10 tips for new freelance writers

1. Start a website or blog. A lot of potential clients that you find on Craigslist will ask to see links to your personal website. You don't have to think of it as a personal journal; instead, write on current events and topics that interest you. If you read an interesting news article, write a … Continue reading My 10 tips for new freelance writers

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Finding a Balance

Update - My Review of Dr. Who Season 7 premiere: “The Aslyum of the Daleks.” Some of you may know that I recently starting writing for the awesome website Geeksmash.com. It's been a great experience so far, but I noticed that it's led me to neglect some of my other writing, namely my blog. It's … Continue reading Finding a Balance

Page Fright: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love my Words

One of my books says that you aren't a true writer if you don't feel a stabbing anxiety in your chest every time you look at a blank screen. I'm glad to know that I'm not the only one out there that goes through a minor panic attack while deciding which words are worthy enough … Continue reading Page Fright: Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love my Words

Does Working as a Content Monkey Stifle Your Creativity?

For starters, some of you may be wondering what constitutes a "content monkey." Its meaning is similar to that of a "code monkey," if you are familiar with that term. As a freelance writer, the only way to make decent money is by churning out article after article. In this world, your words are used … Continue reading Does Working as a Content Monkey Stifle Your Creativity?

Introduction on How to Improve your Writing Swagger.

(What? Two posts in twelve hours; she must be a workhorse. Nope, I'm just procrastinating.) Some of my posts will deal with style, which in my opinion is just as important as grammar. You can know all the words and grammatical rules in the world, but without your own, unique voice, you'll never become a … Continue reading Introduction on How to Improve your Writing Swagger.