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|0 Comments

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|0 Comments

My New eBook “The Stay-at-Home Mom Blueprint” Is Here! [50% Off Code Enclosed]

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|0 Comments

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

3 Baby Steps to Becoming a Freelance Writer

If you’re a stay-at-home parent or plan to become one, and you also have a dream of becoming a freelance writer, I have some encouraging news. One year ago, I was in the same boat as you. My three biggest hurdles were: Lack of time. With two little ones at home, I didn't know how I [...]

By | January 25th, 2017|Blogging, Business, Writing|4 Comments

My December Freelance Writing Income Report – $4,648

Emma Stone won a Golden Globe recently for her performance in La La Land. In her acceptance speech, she encouraged the creatives who've had a door slammed in their face not to give up. With a look of resolve, Stone held up her award and said, "This is for you." I certainly didn't win an award, but [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|Blogging, Business, Writing|6 Comments

My Word for 2017

I had some difficulty choosing my "One Word" for 2017. I even made a chunky list of cliches and guesses and nonsense. Still nothing. It's not like you HAVE to have a word attributed to your new year. I just enjoy the challenge. Like I'm being dared to summarize everything I feel and wish and [...]

By | January 3rd, 2017|Blogging, Faith, Writing|8 Comments