How to Stop Being a Ghost

I don’t mean ditch dressing in a sheet at Halloween; that’s a fast and easy costume. The ghost pertaining to freelance writing is the ghostwriter: the writer who works for someone else and doesn’t get credit for her work. When you’re first...

Get It in Writing

In an ideal world, everyone would get recognition for work. People would pay writers promptly for articles, and writers who penned books would stay in touch with their publishers and get the royalty checks they deserved. Content, and the people who created it, would...

It’s a Thin Line

Once upon a time, there was a freelance writer who had an article due fast. He decided the easiest thing to do would be to find a similar article online, revise the introduction, and use it as his own work. After all, with more than one million websites around, what...

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...

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...