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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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Book News and New Update Schedule!

Hello, Everyone! A few of you super fans/cyber stalkers already know what I’m about to say… I’m in the process of writing a book on ghostwriting/ghostblogging! It’s called LittleZotz Writing: School for Ghosts and it’s coming out September of this

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People I Know: Sophie Lizard

Sophie Lizard is the owner of Be A Freelance Blogger, one of the most well-renowned “information for bloggers” websites in existence today. She’s a blogger, a copywriter, and she’ll help you live your blogging dreams…even if she has to kick

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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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People I Know: Lawrence Montaigne

Lawrence Montaigne is a retired actor, dancer, and “occasional” stuntman. He’s also a freelance writer and a great guy. Just don’t call him “Larry.” He hates that. How I Know Lawrence Back in 1999, my friend Nicole and I were

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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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People I Know: Dana Sitar

If you’re a blogger or indie author, there’s a good chance you’re already familiar with this month’s interviewee. Read on to find out how Dana Sitar — blogger, author, and publishing coach — got her start…and what she’s going to do

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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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