If you can only write in one style, tone, or voice, ghostwriting is not for you. You can only be successful if you can adapt to your client's preferences, stylistic choices, and voice. You don't have to do it flawlessly on the first try—that's what rewrites are for—but if you turn in a rough draft … Continue reading 5 Tricks for Capturing a Ghostwriting Client’s Voice
Today's my birthday, so I want to do something a little more casual and talk about what I have found are the best and worst parts of working in my niche. If you're new to this blog (welcome!), I ghostwrite and copy edit books (for more detail about my niche and how I chose it, … Continue reading Pros and Cons of Working in Books as a Freelancer
If you're thinking about starting a freelance career, especially if you want to drop a 9 to 5 job and start freelancing full-time, one of your biggest initial questions/worries is how long it's going to take you to establish yourself. You have bills to pay, mouths to feed, all that jazz. Switching a stable job … Continue reading How Long Does It Take to Become a Freelance Writer?
More specifically, know when to ditch that freelancing site and strike out on your own with your profession. There are plenty of freelancers who absolutely damn freelance sites like Upwork and Freelancer. However, I have noticed that many such freelancers are copywriters who started freelancing after leaving another full time job that gave them experience … Continue reading Know When To Move On Up