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What to Do When You’ve Lost Your Motivation to Blog

Are you “bored” with your blog? Here’s how you can get back in the groove and start writing again!

Posted in Blogging, Freelance Life

Are Freelancers Allowed to Get Sick?

As we all know, freelancers are absolutely invincible! Freelancers never get sick. It isn’t allowed! We aren’t hired to fall ill, we’re hired to work. But, of course, there are a few of us in the freelancing business who are

Posted in Freelance Life

LittleZotz Writing’s 6 Year Anniversary

My name is Lauren Tharp. I started my freelance writing career as a teenager (over 15 years ago) and never stopped. On August 17th of 2010, I opened up LittleZotz Writing and I made freelance writing + editing my sole source of

Posted in Freelance Life, Uncategorized

How to Define Your Job as a Freelance Writer

  When I first launched LittleZotz Writing, I would frequently get e-mails from visitors asking if I could design their website, create a flyer in Photoshop, or “whip up some background art” for their landing page. While I was flattered that those

Posted in Freelance Life

Handling Criticism and Naysayers as a Freelancer

Here are five steps to handle the criticism spewed from the naysayers in your life.

Posted in Freelance Life

Writers Don’t NEED College (Plus 5 Reasons to Love Online Classes)

Why freelance writers don’t need college, but SHOULD try online classes!

Posted in Freelance Life

How to Meet Deadlines While Avoiding Burnout

There are a lot of things that cause freelancers stress, but deadlines are one of the worst. How do you meet them without getting overloaded? Would you hire someone to do a job the night before it was due? Of

Posted in Freelance Life, Productivity

How to Set Your Rates as a Freelance Writer

How to set and adjust your freelance writing rates… And why cheap clients are never worth your time.

Posted in Blogging, Freelance Life, Productivity, Writing

Learning to Accept Help as a Freelance Writer

My hair and your freelance writing career have a lot in common! Here are six things you should ask for help with…

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12 Common Freelance Writer Mistakes

Everyone has to start somewhere, but you don’t have to make the same dumb mistakes everyone else does.

Posted in Blogging, Freelance Life, Productivity, Writing
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