Category: Motivation

How Can I Gain Confidence as a Freelance Writer?

Let me just come right out and say that gaining confidence is an ongoing process I’m sure many other freelance writers are constantly going through.

It’s a work in progress just like everything else in life.  Having confidence is also an important if you want to be a successful freelance writer because it affects your writing.

How Do I Deal With Writer’s Block During a Writing Gig?

There two schools of thought on writer’s block: writers who believe it exists and writers who believe it doesn’t. I belong to the first group because I keep suffering from it time and time again.

But most posts on beating writer’s block usually assume you’re stuck trying to find a fresh idea angle. However in my experience, writer’s block doesn’t discriminate according to the stage of your project.

How Can I Become More Productive as a Freelance Writer?

The business side of freelancing involves a lot of moving pieces, which can become overwhelming and confusing if you don’t know how to juggle everything.

Your currency is time, so by saving time you’re able to make more money, and thus become a more successful freelance writer.

How Do Freelance Writers Overcome Being Stuck in a Rut?

Writer’s block – it’s like saying “Macbeth” behind the scenes of a play – the worst thing that could happen to you as a writer; but, does it really exist and, if so, how do you overcome it?

Writer’s block is usually identified as the inability to think of anything to write about as if being stuck in a writing rut, and it does exist, but mostly in our minds.

Will Freelance Writing Make Me Happy?

Lots of people hate their jobs. I mean, lots of people. According to a Gallup survey, 70 percent of people hate their job.

If you’re one of these people, then you’ve probably thought about quitting your job to start freelance writing. But that raises the question: Will freelance writing make me happy?