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5 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Mentor

Books and blogs are great, but you can’t ask them questions… So there you are: You’ve read all the books, you’ve skimmed all the blog posts, you’ve subscribed to all of the newsletters, and you’ve had long chats with your

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30 Writing + Freelancing Questions from My Mailbag (Part 2)

This is part two of a two part series answering commonly-asked freelancing/writing/editing questions from my inbox. Hello again! Welcome back. Last time, I covered these 15 questions: “Is it really okay to e-mail someone as an ‘interview?’” “How do you

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30 Writing + Freelancing Questions from My Mailbag (Part 1)

Freelancer questions, writer questions, editor questions… Okay! So here’s what’s up: I turned 30 this year. That’s a pretty big deal to me. And, even though said event happened in early January, I wanted to keep the “30” thing going for

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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

How can you possibly find the time to work on YOUR writing projects when you have to write for so many clients?!

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5 Myths About Being a Freelance Writer Everyone Thinks are True

There are a few “myths” about freelance writers that have been floating around. Read on to find the 5 most common misconceptions.

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10 Facts About Freelance Writing Every Teen Should Know

Most of my readers are in their mid-twenties to mid-thirties. I also have a nice cluster of forty, fifty, and sixty-year-olds! And I love all of you. <3 However, there’s one segment of my audience that I feel I’ve been

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Freelance Writing as a Customer Service Position

You are your business now. And as a business you’ll be dealing with customers. Which means you’ll be expected to bring some customer service practices to the table… The Customer: Always Right? We’ve all heard it. “The customer is always

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