Freelance Writing

What Makes an Interesting Story/Post/Article? Consider the 8 Primary News Values

If you are looking for inspiration as a writer, you can always fall back on the 8 primary news values. Recently, I’ve had a few people email me and ask how they can make their writing more interesting. While I don’t generally think of myself as a creative person, I do try to make things …

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Asking for More Money: Or, How I Became a Freelancing Diva

If you’re being asked to do more work, it makes sense to start asking for more money. In the wonderful world of freelancing, you are sometimes asked to make revisions. Normally, this doesn’t bother me. You make some adjustments to the work, and you move on. On two occasions, I even did complete rewrites. Mainly …

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Contently: Trying to Connect Freelancers with Higher Paying Clients

Sometimes, if you want higher paying work, you need to figure out where to go to get it. Contently might be one of those places. Update #2: It appears that anyone can sign up for Contently, so head on over and see what you can accomplish! Update: Unfortunately, I am out of invites for Contently …

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5 Biggest Lies Freelance Clients Could Be Telling You

Before you agree to a freelance job, you should know what you’re getting into. Be aware of the ways that clients try to get more out of you. All of my current clients are awesome. I have no complaints about the people I work with right now. However, the current situation hasn’t always the norm …

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