Tag Archives: freelance writer

Prostituting Your Art: Freelance Writer Remorse

Have you ever done work you were sorry about afterwards? I’m afraid to say, I have. When I started this blog, I declared a list of things I won’t do, but it’s a list of things I had to learn … Continue reading

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Why “Non-Gendered” Writing is Annoying

Writing can be a political minefield, even when you aren’t writing about politics. One of the biggest problems is using the language as it was, instead of adjusting to the way people think it should be used.

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Writer’s Perspectives on Jack and Jill

Warning: this post may occasionally be irreverent and somewhat exaggerated. Please note that all events are based on the actions of fictitious characters in a fictitious environment, and that scenarios are postulated with tongue firmly in cheek. Whew! Now we’ve … Continue reading

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Win-win-win deals for Freelancer!

I was as pleased as punch with myself – until I realized that my clients (two of them) were also winning big time. Then I was even more pleased. Quick! Give me a phrase that means “even more pleased than … Continue reading

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Having fun with other people’s blogs

Everybody’s got one. Some love it. Some hate it, but there’s always a need for more of it. Yes, I’m talking about blogs. Fresh content really does improve your search engine rankings, but it takes time. Writing blog posts also … Continue reading

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Will my writing make your blog post go viral?

In a word, “No”. But I’m a good writer. I can be engaging, entertaining, informative, or professional, and I believe in producing strong content, so why shouldn’t my posts go viral? I’ve been reading a few viral posts, and although … Continue reading

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Writers and Typos – Part of the fun!

From ‘beast chiropractors’ to ‘inhuman resources’ and signing off a business letter with ‘kind retards’ we all have our moment of glory when it comes to the type of typos that spell check doesn’t pick up. We’re in good company … Continue reading

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