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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

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

37 Movies About Writers That Will Inspire Your Weekend Creativity

After putting the kids to bed, I used to think, "Now I can get some writing done." Not so much. It's like my brain has been swapped out by lard after 8:00 PM. This was a source of stress in my life at the beginning of my freelance writing career. I placed WAY too much [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|Writing|Comments Off on 37 Movies About Writers That Will Inspire Your Weekend Creativity

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