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A Freelance Writer’s Life Abroad: Inside Peek at My Life as an American Living in Negril, Jamaica for a Year, Part XXIX

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that I’m an American freelance writer, but I currently live and work from Jamaica. I have a studio apartment with a balcony from which I have 270-degree views of the ocean. …

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Write Fast! How One Freelance Writer Tripled Her Writing & Editing Speed, and You Can Too

The following is a guest post by Laura Pennington.

As any freelance writer knows, time is money. Although over time you will raise your rates and bring on clients who are more in line with better pay, you always need to be mindful of the time you spend writing. …

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How to Make Money Writing Romance: 2nd Edition (2016)

Author Note: A lot has changed in self-publishing since the first version of this ebook was written in 2014. Hence, this second (2016) version.

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Freelance Writers: 3 Perfectly Legitimate Reasons to File a Tax Extension

Traditionally, today is tax day for Americans. And if you’re a freelance writer, you’re either: …

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We’d love to have you aboard as a regular guest contributor. Following is what we look for.

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Freelance Writers: Do You Need Liability Insurance? Here’s How to Tell

Yesterday, I sent over the last chapters of the book on freelancing with my editor’s changes incorporated (big sigh of relief). One of the things covered in this upcoming publication is whether or not to incorporate, which led to a discussion about liability insurance for freelancers. …

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Becoming a Freelance Writer: How to Smoothly Transition from a Full-time Job — An In-Depth Discussion

About a week and a half ago, I received the following email from an aspiring freelance writer. …

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Inkwell Editorial: Reviews, Scams, Feedback, Kudos & Testimonials

Following is actual feedback from real readers of the site about its publisher (Yuwanda Blackand purchasers of its products and services.

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The #1 Fear Many Wannabe Freelance Writers Have — and What to Do About It

I ran across an article earlier this week by a freelancer who quit her cushy 9-to-5 job with no “solid backup plan” in place. Gutsy move, right?!

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How to Make Money Placing Free Ads Online

How I Earn $50-$150/Day Placing Ads on FREE Classified Ads Sites: An E-Book Excerpt

How would you like to consistently earn $50-$150/day promoting affiliate products? And the best part — spend only a few hours per day doing it? I do and I’ll tell you exactly how so that you can easily duplicate my success.

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4 Reasons Freelance Writing Rates Will Rise in 2016

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the average wage in the U.S. in 2014 (the latest year for which statistics are available), was $47,230. For writers and editors, it was just above $66,000 the way I calculated it. How I arrived at that figure? …

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The Biggest Obstacles I’ve Overcome as a Freelance Writer

This past Friday, I did an interview with multiple, best-selling author Avery Breyer. She’s been featured all over (Nasdaq.com, MSN Money, Time.com, etc.) and has written several books; one entitled How to Turn Your Computer into a Money Machine. It covers how to make money online – and SEO writing is one of the mobile careers she discusses.

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