How I’m Using My “Slow Time” as a Freelance Writer

In today’s post over on SeoWritingJobs.com, this site’s sister site, we discussed slow  times as a freelance writer. In that post, there are …

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—>8 things you can do to get freelance writing jobs flowing in again;

—>7 things you definitely should NOT do when things get slow; and

—>A few ideas on how to use this enforced “down time” as a freelancer.

Sometimes, all you need to know is that you’re not in this alone as a freelancer (especially if you’re a newbie) — and you’re not! — to make a go of it.

Downtime Means Extra Writing Time on My Own Projects for Me

If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that most of the 50+ ebooks I’ve written have been in the non-fiction, how-to genre. Now, I’m working on my second fiction novel, a contemporary romance entitled 3 Weeks ’til Forever.

I hope to finish it up by tomorrow, have the editing and proofing done this weekend (my editor/copy editor is on stand-by; fingers crossed!) and upload it on Monday (to this site, Amazon and Barnes & Noble). Here is a sneak peek; the first two chapters.

Black Romance Novel; Contemporary Romance Novel

Update: 5/19/20. It’s now available for sale. Get it  here.

Warning — This Material Is Kinda Racy!

If (not-so-over-the-top) sex is not your thing, don’t click through. It’s a bit racy, but nothing too graphic.

How Do You Handle Slow Times During Your Freelance Business?

Lots of freelancers are filling in the income gap by jumping on the self-publishing bandwagon. What do you do when things are slow? Chill out? Market more? Panic? All of these — and then some? Please share in the comments section below.

Hope you’re having a great week!


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