The Perks of Being a Freelance Writer

Freelance writer - woman with a backpack writing on a mountain peak

What’s the best part about being a freelancer? Working from home in your favorite socks? Choosing the projects you take on? Taking breaks when you want? A while ago, I talked a bit about what it’s like being a freelance writer. Now I want to focus on the main benefits—the reasons why you may want … Continue reading The Perks of Being a Freelance Writer

What Makes a Writer a Writer

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Is it the lines you write? The books you author? The readers you gain? The books you sell? Is it the hours of solitude you devote to your craft? Is it your sensitivity and keen sense of observation? Your rich imagination? Your daydreams and your fantasies? Your playful desire to rewrite reality, to make it … Continue reading What Makes a Writer a Writer

The Solitude of Being a Writer

Man playing the piano in solitude

If you hate solitude, you probably have no business trying to write for a living. You’ll end up hating writing. And you’ll make yourself and others miserable in the process. Writing is, for the most part, a solitary endeavor. It doesn’t matter whether you write online content, copy for an advertising agency, poetry, or novels. … Continue reading The Solitude of Being a Writer