How I Make Money Writing and Editing Books: June Income Report

This year, I started posting income reports because I have found there is a serious lack of these reports for experts in my field (namely, books), and I want to provide some hope to those thinking of entering it. I want you to know that it's possible to feed and clothe yourself running your own … Continue reading How I Make Money Writing and Editing Books: June Income Report

What to Do When Invoices Are Overdue

As an independent business owner, you must take charge of all aspects of the position. That sometimes means dealing with overdue invoices. If you're a shy, slightly socially anxious person who tries her best to avoid conflict at all costs like me, this can be intimidating. You start with the maybes. "Maybe he's just busy … Continue reading What to Do When Invoices Are Overdue

Best Ways to Invest in Your Freelance Business

Starting a business costs money. Period. Even if it's a totally online work-from-home business. If you want your business started right, you're going to have to spend some money. I'm not talking buckets of bucks here, but you should expect to pay a few hundred at least when you're first getting started. You don't have … Continue reading Best Ways to Invest in Your Freelance Business

How I Make Money Writing and Editing Books: Freelance Income Report April 2017

You might be wondering why I've jumped on the income report bandwagon recently. A question I've seen on a few online freelancer forums is, "Isn't income supposed to be a private thing?" My question in return is, why? Why should we be afraid of talking about our personal finances? Maybe if more people talked freely … Continue reading How I Make Money Writing and Editing Books: Freelance Income Report April 2017

5 Things You Need to Know about Pitching Book Packagers

Spending long, fruitless hours scouring job boards for book ghostwriting work can be exhausting and discouraging. I have yet to come across a job board that has book ghostwriting as a category, which makes it very hard to do a proper quick search. If you do find a listing, you must then go through the … Continue reading 5 Things You Need to Know about Pitching Book Packagers

Pitch with Confidence, Land More Clients

This past week, I've started pitching daily again. I've got two major projects wrapping up in April, and I'm starting to get a little panicky about May because of it. I probably should have gotten back into the daily pitches at the beginning of April, but hey, hindsight is 20/20 as they say. I'm feeling … Continue reading Pitch with Confidence, Land More Clients

How I Make Money Writing and Editing Books: Freelance Income Report March 2017

Sheesh! This one is a long time coming. I've got to get better at posting these. This year, I started posting income reports because I have found there is a serious lack of these reports for experts in my field (namely, books), and I want to provide some hope to those of you thinking of … Continue reading How I Make Money Writing and Editing Books: Freelance Income Report March 2017