My September Freelance Writing Income Report – $1,502.20

Every month, I use my platform to educate, encourage, and hopefully inspire fellow writers who'd like to make money freelancing. In my last income report, I explained how I made the difficult decision to reduce my volume of clients at the risk of almost obliterating my income. This was to follow God's call for me [...]

By | October 13th, 2017|Blogging, Business, Writing|Comments Off on My September Freelance Writing Income Report – $1,502.20

How to Choose What to Write About Your Family

Today's guest post was written by my talented friend, Audra Rogers, from Real Honest Mom. She tackles a difficult, but very important, and timely topic today with so much grace and application. Don't miss the five questions she uses as a litmus test before she writes about her family. I'll be adding those to my [...]

By | October 9th, 2017|Parenting, Writing|Comments Off on How to Choose What to Write About Your Family

My August Freelance Writing Income Report – $884.90 [And Why I Purposely Reduced My Clients]

Three years ago, I jokingly drafted a blog post called "How to Gain Zero Followers and Earn Nothing as a Blogger in JUST 6 Months!" It was my way of laughing off the reality that comes with starting an online business. Success doesn't happen overnight. In my case, as a part-timer and busy mom of [...]

By | September 21st, 2017|Blogging, Business, Writing|Comments Off on My August Freelance Writing Income Report – $884.90 [And Why I Purposely Reduced My Clients]

5 Practical Ways to Study Your Writing Craft as a Busy WAHM

The other day, my kids and I watched an interviewer ask the cast of Moana to share their favorite food. When it got to Dwayne Johnson, who does the voice of Maui, he replied, "Do you mean on cheat day?" He must be a student of health and nutrition in order to maintain his physique. [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Business, Writing|Comments Off on 5 Practical Ways to Study Your Writing Craft as a Busy WAHM

What to Do When You Feel Discouraged In Your Writing Business

Audra Rogers from Real Honest Mom crafted this timely post to share her firsthand experience and best tips for encouraging you in your writing business endeavors. Thank you for sharing your wisdom with us today, Audra! You will experience a wide range of emotions while you're getting a writing business up and running. I have [...]

By | September 5th, 2017|Blogging, Business, Faith, Writing|Comments Off on What to Do When You Feel Discouraged In Your Writing Business

My July Freelance Writing Income Report – $1,786.20

Two years ago, I earned a penny a word and couldn’t imagine actually making decent money writing. Turns out, I was missing a few key lessons in my education. After taking a training course called “30 Days or Less to Freelance Writing Success,” my entire writing career changed. You know when scrawny, asthmatic Steve Rogers steps [...]

By | August 30th, 2017|Business, Writing|1 Comment

The One Thing You Need To Be A Successful Freelance Writer

I'm beyond ecstatic to introduce today's guest writer. This is a full circle moment for me and I'll tell you why. Audra Rogers from Real Honest Mom is the person who first inspired me to become a successful freelance writer. Two years ago, I read her post "How I Made $1,200 Working Part-time As a Freelance Writer" [...]

By | August 8th, 2017|Blogging, Business, Writing|8 Comments

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|Comments Off on My June Freelance Writing Income Report – How I Earned $1,466.14

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