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Freelancing and Baby Makes Three: How Do New Moms Manage It?

Freelance writing is an attractive career for moms. In fact, many freelancers get their start by dabbling in the field after they have a baby and are looking for a way to earn an...
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The Writers Work Guide to Beating Writers Block

Whether you’re new to the field of freelance writing or are an old pro who’s been doing it for years, it’s likely that you’ll be struck by writer’s block from time to time. The...
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Missing Deadlines: How to Avoid It and What to Do When it Happens

No freelance writer ever wants to miss a deadline, but eventually, almost everyone will be faced with a situation in which he or she simply can’t get the project completed in time. Building up...
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Fighting Distractions as a Freelance Writer

If you’re a freelance writer, you don’t have a boss peering over your shoulder or a strict schedule that you are obliged to adhere to. Instead, you’re planning out your own schedule and keeping...
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Say Goodbye to Writer’s Block with These Writing Prompts!

Feeling stuck with your writing? Haunted by the blinking of the cursor on a blank page? We’ve all been there before! Luckily, writing something—anything—can often be enough to get your creative juices flowing and...
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How to Beat Freelance Writer Burnout

It happens to every writer eventually. Even though you know you still love to write, and even though you know that your livelihood depends on you writing, you just can’t bring yourself to tap...
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Home for the Holidays: Fitting Freelancing into Your Seasonal Schedule

Freelance writers tend to approach the holidays with a sense of uncertainty. During this time of year, editors are M.I.A., clients can dry up, and family matters demand your attention when you really should...
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What Science Says About Enhancing Your Productivity

One thing that attracts many people to freelance writing is that it allows you to work from home. Whether you want a work-from-home job so you have more time for your family or you’re...