How to Start a Career in Writing

If you enjoy writing for yourself in your spare time and believe you are adept at weaving words together in order to tell a story or explain an idea, then a career in writing is a possible option for you. For many people, the notion of getting paid to write seems like a pipedream –…View Post

The Mental Roadblocks That Writers Face

Making a career out of writing can be tough going. It is many people’s dream to get paid to write. It is also a skill which we all possess, so in order to turn this skill into a career, you need to be very adept, adaptable, and impressive in your ability to make an impact…View Post

Common Dilemmas Faced by Freelance Writers and Bloggers

As a freelance writer or blogger, there are various dilemmas you may face during your career. Some of these dilemmas may be ethical in nature, while others may relate to your own personal development. In this article, I would like to examine four common dilemmas faced by freelance writers and bloggers. I have personally run…View Post

The Biggest Struggles of Being a Freelance Writer

Freelancing writing can prove to be deeply rewarding and seriously challenging in perhaps equal measure. Every career path has its trade-offs. Accompanying the undeniable benefits of freelance writing are various pitfalls that any would-be freelance writer should be aware of, and which any budding or established writer should be equipped to handle. Here are six of…View Post

Why Every Writer Needs to Keep Their Inner Critic in Check

As a writer, I’ve really struggled with this inner critic that harshly judges the work that I do. We’re our own worst critics – that’s true. And this applies to writing, especially. Every writer should be willing to critique their work and find the faults that need correcting and be actively engaged in this enterprise.…View Post