Out of Ideas? Start at Square One

Recently, I was writing some content for Constant Content, and I was stuck as to what I should write about. For some reason, I wanted to reach for some highly technical information, or a lengthy article about the intricate details of a technical subject. But nothing seemed right. Ah, writer’s block. It happens to us…

Are You Digging a Ditch or Praying for Water?

Recently, I decided to change my business model a bit. I wasn’t making what I needed to, and was really falling behind. One of the problems was unpaying clients, which led me to back away from the bidding site clients a bit. I’m not going back on my advice about Elance, it’s great sometimes, but…

Is Your Research Turning Into a Rewrite?

I’ve been doing some more technical and/or research-oriented writing lately, and I thought I might share a tip I’ve used for research since I was in elementary school. (No kidding). In college, particularly, I had to re-teach myself this skill, and I’m hoping maybe there are a couple of people out there that are like…

Who is Good and What’s So Common About Him?

I’ve been listening to commentary lately about the “common good”, mostly in relation to Obamacare and whether harming some for the sake of others is immoral. I’m not even going to get started on Obama or Obamacare…or anything political. Not on this blog. I’ll save that for my political writing. 🙂  However, I’m interested in…

Are You Afraid of Success?

A note before I start this post. Last Wednesday was supposed to be Words of Wisdom Wednesday. And while I did record a video, I’m totally inept and apparently deleted it when I was trying to upload it. Oops. So we’ll give it another go this Wednesday. 🙂  On to today.  Many freelance writers want…

The Writing Resource You’re Overlooking

In the life of every freelance writer, there are certain things that are must-haves. The list of must-have essentials is really rather short. For the most part, you need a computer, an internet connection, and a word processor. Having a website and all that other good stuff is necessary, too, but the real bare bones…