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Steps to Take When You’re Going to Miss a Deadline

If you’re a freelance writer, meeting your deadlines is one of the most valuable habits you can teach yourself. Not missing deadlines is essential if you want to maintain good relationships with clients and...
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Dealing with Freelance Writing Dry Spells

No matter how long and how successfully you have been freelance writing, it’s possible to see the assignments stop rolling in. Freelancing dry spells happen even to the best writers out there. Unfortunately, they...
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Why Freelance Writers Need to Be Lifelong Learners

If you are the type of person who is always searching for answers to questions and looking for new books to read and podcasts to follow, then freelance writing may be the career for...
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The Ins and Outs of Freelance Writing

Do you want to launch a career as a freelance writer? The demand for freelance writers is always there. After all, content is essential for helping businesses connect with their customers. Many people have...
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“Can I Get Hired to Write Poetry?” What to Expect with Freelancing Writing

Freelance writing can easily sound like anyone’s dream job at first glance. With flexible hours, creative flexibility, and the ability to work from anywhere, who wouldn’t want to be a freelance writer? Of course,...
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When Should You Turn Down a Freelance Writing Assignment?

As a new freelance writer, turning down work can feel scary. You may feel pressured to take every job that comes your way. After all, you may be unsure about where the next assignment...
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Don’t Get Copyright Wrong: What You Need to Know

Copyright is one of the most significant issues for anyone who creates any kind of content, be it a song, a book, or a blog post. For freelance writers, copyright contains a few different...
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Strategies for Boosting Your Freelance Writing Rates

As a freelance writer, the rates you charge matter for many reasons. They provide you with compensation for the hard work you do, and they help determine whether you can make a living from...
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Common Overhead Costs of a Freelance Writing Business

One of the great things about starting a freelance writing business is that the overhead costs are small compared to many other types of businesses. However, many writers start their businesses focused on getting...
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Finding Trending Topics to Write About

One of the first questions you’ll hear when you tell people that you’re a freelance writer is “What do you write about?” No matter what your specific writing niche is, you will probably make...