My June Freelance Writing Income Report – How I Earned $1,466.14

The other day, a book on my nightstand caught my eye. It was Ernest Hemingway's memoir "A Moveable Feast." The photo of clean-shaven, twenty-something Hemingway sent a chill through me that day. Something about his eyes...so sad. A man who achieved one of the ultimate goals for writers - creating timeless classics - still died [...]

By | July 21st, 2017|Business, Writing|0 Comments

The Soul-Soothing Benefits of Giving Your Work to God

Today we have a guest writer joining us! HJ Ozborn is a rural Nebraska girl currently living in Urban Colorado. Outside of her work in the world of mental health she is a writer, for hobby and hire. Her blog, Simply Writeous, features stories inspired by projects & DIY, gardening, cooking, family and faith.  She's here [...]

By | July 12th, 2017|Business, Faith|0 Comments

My Top 3 Strategies for Organically Growing Your Facebook Page [VIDEO]

VIDEO LESSON - You don't get to see this side of me very often, but I've spent the last few months trying out new media techniques to spread my message. Video is one of my more terrifying ones! The more I do it (even when I'm still scared), the more I scratch my head and [...]

By | July 7th, 2017|Blogging, Business|2 Comments

My May Freelance Writing Income Report and Book Launch Results – $2,512.24

Each month, I learn more and more about this world of freelance writing. I'm keen to share my recent discoveries with you all. Last month was an experience like no other. I bring you my May freelance writing income report and book launch update. Why do I share my income reports? When I was a [...]

By | June 13th, 2017|Blogging, Business, Writing|2 Comments

20 Office Essentials for Monetizing Your Freelance Writing Business

When I began freelance writing, I used an old (and very slow) laptop my husband gave me when we were dating. Other than that, I used PayPal, Microsoft Word, and a few Excel spreadsheets to keep track of my finances. That was about it! Today, my business has evolved into a multi-faceted operation that earns [...]

By | June 10th, 2017|Business, Writing|1 Comment

My April Freelance Writing Income Report – $2,799.70

I began my freelance writing career in 2015, making $5 per article or less. Those were the days of ghostwriting in content mills and guest posting on blogs for free. Since then, I've grown my business as a work-at-home mom, spending 10 to 15 hours per week on writing. To see how things are going [...]

By | May 11th, 2017|Blogging, Business, Writing|1 Comment

My March Freelance Writing Report – $1,619.40

Business is growing, but the struggle to maintain that elusive thing called "balance" increases. I now have three steady clients with whom I greatly enjoy working. The work is challenging and meaningful. I publish approximately 2,500 words per week and am growing every day in my field. My background is in banking, so I predominately [...]

By | April 27th, 2017|Blogging, Business, Writing|3 Comments

February Freelance Writing Income Report – $1,061.80

In 2015, I began a journey as a freelance writer. I was a stay-at-home mom with a passion for writing, but not much clue how to monetize it. I earned my first few dollars as a ghost writer for content mills. I wrote things like t-shirt descriptions, revisions for law firms and insurance companies, etc. [...]

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4 Major Lessons I Learned from My First Writing Retreat

I decided to write an eBook last fall. Something to specifically help moms afford the lifestyle of staying home. I hired someone to create the cover, an editor, and my sister-in-law hand-drew several awesome graphics to illustrate the book. Everything was really looking great and I even assembled my launch team. Tough Love After I [...]

By | March 1st, 2017|Blogging, Business, Writing|Comments Off on 4 Major Lessons I Learned from My First Writing Retreat

My January Freelance Writing Income Report – $2,458.80

If you're new to the world of freelance writing and want to know if it's really possible to make money, then this article is for you. I don't write for the love of money, nor do I post monthly income reports to boast. It actually makes me feel majorly vulnerable because I'm putting a part of [...]

By | February 17th, 2017|Blogging, Business, Writing|Comments Off on My January Freelance Writing Income Report – $2,458.80