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How to Be a Perfect Guest Writer

Imagine for a moment that a friend has invited you over for lunch. When you get to your friend’s house, you not only eat their food, but you take a shower in their bathroom and sleep in their bed. Then,

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Write About Any Tough Topic in Two “Easy” Steps

As freelance writers, sometimes we get hired to write about tough topics. I’ve written about mental health issues, domestic violence, rape, and any number of other negative issues. And it can be rough to get through! However, writing about depressing

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Know the Difference: Pitching, Querying, and LOIs

This is one of the most important blog posts on this site if you’re serious about freelance writing. Every writer – whether you write fiction or non-fiction – needs to learn how to pitch to editors. Or query them. Or

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Yours FREE! The Writernomicon: 50+ Blogs That Pay $50 or More for Guest Posts

The Writernomicon is a list of 50+ publications that pay writers $50 USD or more for writing blog posts as guest writers. Why Writernomicon? Well, clearly, it’s based on the classic Necronomicon by H.P. Lovecraft. Even the cover design –

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EXACTLY What It Takes to Be a Managing Editor

Last week, I asked you, the readers, what you’d like me to write about next. The response I got most often was “What are the duties of a Managing Editor?” That’s a great choice! But, boy – this is going

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6 Things to Consider Before Choosing a Writing Partner

Whether you’re writing a book, an e-course, or something else entirely — choose your writing partner(s) wisely!

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The Six Pages Every Freelance Writing Website Needs

There are six pages every freelance writer’s website must have to succeed: Home About Writing Services Contact Writing Samples Testimonials You can add other pages – or a blog! – as you want/need them; however, those are the six you

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How to Win Writing Awards

All right. This is going to be a difficult post to write without seeming like a Self-Congratulatory Braggy Braggart, but I’m going to attempt it anyway since a few of you have asked me about it… I’ve won multiple writing

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FREE Writing/Business Goals Workbook!

Are you ready for 2017? You will be after you fill out your FREE workbook from LittleZotz Writing!

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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.

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