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7 Steps to Continue Writing During a (Personal) Crisis

Maybe you’re late with the mortgage payment because your paycheck “got lost in the mail.” Or maybe your mother fell down the stairs and broke a few bones. Or maybe your father died. Or maybe you found your husband in

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Pitchfest is Coming! Pitchfest is Coming!! (FWA Interview)

Hi, Everyone! I was invited back on The Freelance Writers Academy podcast for another interview this week! This time I was on to talk about Be A Freelance Blogger’s next PITCHFEST! Pitchfest is a contest in which writers/bloggers publicly pitch their article

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How NOT to Get Your Guest Post Published

Rejection is part of being a professional writer… But, don’t get yourself rejected for any of these reasons. When you’re a freelance writer looking to get published on blogs or in magazines, the process will generally look like this: Send

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What to Do When Writing Keeps You from Writing

One type of writing can keep you from doing another if you don’t prioritize. So…How badly do you want it? Like most writers, I love writing. It’s not just a job, it’s a part of who I am. Pretty much all

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You Just Lost Your Biggest Client…Now What?

And you thought paying your taxes was depressing! (It was “Tax Day” here in the United States yesterday). When it comes to clients, freelance writers tend to follow a fairly specific pattern. It doesn’t matter how many clients we have

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WordPress Basics: Running Your Own Business

Let’s get technical this week, shall we? A couple months ago, I attended one of Danny Iny’s “Passion, Purpose, and Prosperity” webinars. The webinar was a way for Danny to not only gain awareness for his Audience Building Masterclass, but

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Launch a Freelance Writing Career [LIVE Webinar Event!]

Hi, Everyone! I am thrilled to announce that Quistic has invited me to help instruct their “Launch a Freelance Writing Career” LIVE webinar event! Date: March 24 – 28th (5 days!) Start Time: 4:00pm PST/7:00pm EST (1 hour each day!) What:

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How NOT to Treat a Fellow Freelance Writer

To quote one of my favorite movies: “You are violating my territorial bubble!” I’m always telling writers that one of the best things about “going freelance” is getting to be a part of the freelance writing community. In fact, in

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Building Your Ghostwriting Portfolio When Most of Your Assignments are a Secret

Hey there! This week, instead of the usual LittleZotz Writing blog post, you’re in for a special treat! I was the featured guest on The Freelance Writer’s Academy podcast this week. It was an honor to be on the show. We

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“My Client Just…”

I’m trying a thing here. If you like it, I’ll do it again. I get a lot of questions (usually via e-mail) from readers. Sometimes I answer them as a blog post and sometimes I answer them as a video.

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