Fast and Loose: 3 Ways Freewriting Will Upgrade Your Creative Career

Fast and Loose: 3 Ways Freewriting Will Upgrade Your Creative Career

You’re a pretty darn good writer. It’s true! Go ahead, pat yourself on the back—you’ve earned it! After all, you’ve written at least one book, you write on social media all the time, and you probably blog pretty regularly. You’ve got plenty of practice and you’re...
39 Ways to Make Money Writing: The Ultimate Career Guide for Writers

39 Ways to Make Money Writing: The Ultimate Career Guide for Writers

Getting paid to write: that’s really living the dream! And there’s more ways than you might think to actually earn a full-time living as a writer. We’ve identified the top 39 jobs for writers! Getting Creative with Careers When we think of writing careers, most of us...
Clip It: How To Build a Professional Writing Portfolio

Clip It: How To Build a Professional Writing Portfolio

Becoming a freelance writer offers a lot of opportunities: you can set your own hours, work on projects that fascinate you, and help people learn and grow through your articles. But it can also be kind of tough—there’s a lot of writers out there, so how do you break...
How to Write a Press Release that Gets Attention from Reporters

How to Write a Press Release that Gets Attention from Reporters

Every author dreams of having their books reviewed in top newspapers and magazines. Achieving this dream starts with writing a killer press release. That’s because a press release can open doors to the media. A well-written press release can grab a reporter’s...
5 Writing Skills to Increase Your Income

5 Writing Skills to Increase Your Income

“No one is born a great writer. We all start at zero.” Writing is my passion, along with reading, learning, and teaching. When I was in business school at Indiana University, I realized there are a lot of really boring and unethical ways to build a career...