Category: Blog

Should You Do On-Spec Writing As a Beginner Freelance Writer?

With so many freelance writing terms floating around out there, you may have stumbled upon the term “on-spec writing.”

I know how confusing everything can be when you’re a beginner freelance writer, so I’m here to make things easier for you!

On-spec writing is a type of writing you can do to attract more clients and make more money – which is great for new freelance writers!

How a Freelance Writer Can Take a Break During the Holidays

This year is the year I’m going to take a break, you tell yourself.

As a freelance writer, taking a break seems counterintuitive, doesn’t it?

I mean if we don’t work, we don’t get paid.

How to Rescue a Failing Freelance Writing Business

“Man, that came out of nowhere!”

One of your oldest clients suddenly tells you via email that they are pivoting to more videos and podcasting and doesn’t need your services anymore.

Of course you fight for your job and let them know you are more than happy to transcribe videos and podcasts, but they don’t budge.

24 Hot Script Writing Jobs to Start Today

Guess what I’ve been hearing a lot?

Freelance script writing has become popular over the past few years!

More and more content creators and studios are tapping into a larger talent pool by seeking remote scriptwriters to get the job done.

15 Top Remote Jobs With No Experience + Monthly Salary

How many people do you know work from home?

Probably quite a few!

Especially compared to just a few years ago.

23 Easy Food Writer Jobs for the Foodie in You

Do you love writing? Do you love food?

I mean, most of us freelance writers do love our food – but if you have a passion for it, you can make money writing about it!

Do you love visiting different restaurants?

How to Start a Writing Side Hustle in 2024 (Guide)

Did you know that I’m only doing this part-time after eight years of being a freelance writer?

While it’s not technically a side hustle writing gig, I have more than freelance writing as a business (i.e., other sites and products, and I’m also a stay-at-home mom).

For you, though, you may have a full-time job or you might be going to school full-time.

What is a Byline And Where Do You Put It in Your Article?

When it comes to being a freelance writer, you’ve probably come across many freelance writing terms being thrown around to describe different aspects of the job.

One common term that you should definitely know about is a byline.

But what is a byline?

The Best Writing Tablet for 2024

So, I’ve been a freelance writer since 2014 and over the years I’ve had different work spaces.

First, it was in my main bedroom halfway into the closet.

Then I had to work in the living room for a while. Next came my own bedroom, but I had to share it as it was also a craft room and where my daughter kept her clothes.

I Took These Content Mill Jobs & Realized Something

When I first started freelance writing in 2014, I knew nothing. I just wanted to get paid and make money writing.

And guess what?