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

Basic Design Tricks to Create Effective Blog Images with Canva

A blog with an eye-grabbing accompanying image is more likely to get clicks on social media. On Pinterest, everything is about the image. I've definitely noticed an increase in views on this blog since I began utilizing images. The course I took on affiliate marketing is run by a female blogger, Michelle Schroeder-Gardner, who gets … Continue reading Basic Design Tricks to Create Effective Blog Images with Canva

5 Ways to Make Freelance Clients Come to You

Pitching is exhausting, and any freelancer who tells you differently is lying to themselves to keep a smile on their face. That, or they aren't pitching correctly. Searching through job boards and scouring social media for potential clients to cold email takes time, and tailoring each pitch to fit each potential client's needs requires concentration, … Continue reading 5 Ways to Make Freelance Clients Come to You

Elitism in the Writing Community

Since becoming a freelance writer and editor, I've interacted with many self-publishing authors. Some become clients, and they send me their manuscripts to make sure that they produce the best product possible. They work hard, and they are good writers. Some have best-seller potential in my opinion (but, hey, what do I know, right?). That's … Continue reading Elitism in the Writing Community

New Serialized Fantasy Book: Arcamira

I was recently accepted to write a serialized story for the fairly new serialized literature site, Channillo. I decided to seriously rework my very first novel (written when I was fourteen) for the site: Arcamira. It's a fantasy/paranormal crossover novel in which humans and elves are pitted against vampires and werewolves (none of which sparkle … Continue reading New Serialized Fantasy Book: Arcamira