freelance writing sucks

Yesterday, we looked at a few of the reasons to love freelance writing. Unfortunately, there are two sides of the coin and sometimes, freelance writing sucks. If you’re planning to do this for a living, here are a few things to keep in mind while making the big decision. You have to chase payments sometimes….

love freelance writing

Many writers have a love/hate relationship with freelance writing. While it pays the bills, it can be a tough life, writing for others. While I’ll be posting the dark side of the writing life tomorrow, today we’ll be looking at the bright side. Feel free to chime in in the comments with your own reasons…

avoid freelance burnout

According to Merriam-Webster, burnout is: “exhaustion of physical or emotional strength or motivation usually as a result of prolonged stress or frustration.” Freelance burnout is something that most writers face at least once in their career and it is not fun at all. Fortunately, it’s almost always preventable if you know what to watch for….

reason for writing

I’ve known I wanted to write since I was four and carefully wrote a book about a girl who murdered a duck, asking my mother to dictate the spelling of each word as I painstakingly wrote it down. Two years later, I told my grandmother that I was going to be a novelist. But though…