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

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

My New eBook “The Stay-at-Home Mom Blueprint” Is Here!

I'm so excited to introduce a brand new resource to you! "The Stay-at-Home Mom Blueprint" is my very first eBook and it's available now! The stay-at-home what? I've heard from so many women who desperately want to stay home more with their babies but can't afford it. One day, I wondered how I could bridge [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Parenting, Writing|Comments Off on My New eBook “The Stay-at-Home Mom Blueprint” Is Here!

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. [...]

By | March 21st, 2017|Business, Writing|Comments Off on February Freelance Writing Income Report – $1,061.80

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