Making Friends with Time

There is a common misconception that if you’re a freelance writer, you don’t have a “real” job. In fact, say that you’re a freelance anything, and people conjure up images of someone who sits around watching TV or goofing off on social...

Expository and Persuasive Writing Applied –Article Four

Query and cover letters are not expository, a form we learned in school, and intended for school reports. Expository writing is defined as “serving to expound, to set forth or state in detail” (www.dictionary.com). This form of essay writing is perhaps the simplest of...

Taking Care of Business

If you’ve turned your love of freelance writing into a career, chances are it didn’t take long for you to experience the highs and lows of the content writing world. Having cards and a website are just the beginning of success. Unless you are fortunate...

What Is an Essay?

A Solid Foundation Is Essential: Article Three An essay is “a short literary composition on a single subject usually presenting a personal view of the author” (The American Heritage College Dictionary). Remember the first day of English Literature class when you were...

The Thrifty Freelancer

More often than you might think, freelance writers stare in aggravation at an empty space where something they need–and thought they had–used to be. Whether it’s printer paper, a legal pad, batteries for a mouse, or even a memory stick, things run out just when...
Authors Around Georgia: Olivene Godfrey

Authors Around Georgia: Olivene Godfrey

Something I Have to Do There’s only one person who needs a glass of water oftener than a small child tucked in for the night, and that’s a writer sitting down to write.  – Mignon McLaughlin   Quips about writers and procrastination abound. But...