You are the only person who can decide what the shape of your career will look like

Circles in Squares: Making Your Business Anything But Yours

Spend a few minutes cruising the internet or social media, and you’ll find dozens of people with templates and advice on how to structure your writing business. They all omit one detail, though: YOU’RE the only one who can decide what that business path will look like. Because YOU aren’t THEM. … Read on…Circles in Squares: Making Your Business Anything But Yours

A LinkedIn scam goes after freelance writing businesses

The LinkedIn Scam Freelancers Should Know About

LinkedIn has a reputation as a safe space to network, build your work profile, find clients, and establish your writing presence. It’s a different format of social media. But it isn’t exempt from the predators you find elsewhere on the internet. And if you’re a freelance writer, this LinkedIn scam may come for YOU. … Read on…The LinkedIn Scam Freelancers Should Know About

Hermit crab essays allow you to use ANYTHING as the "shell" of your writing

Why I’m Obsessed with Hermit Crab Essays (And You Will Be, Too)

Have you ever wanted to say something in a form OTHER than the basic paragraph layout? Or come across a form, advertisement, poster, instruction list that sent your creative wheels spinning? Then you need an introduction to hermit crab essays. These genius pieces of creative non-fiction are the perfect out-of-the-box tool for any writer. … Read on…Why I’m Obsessed with Hermit Crab Essays (And You Will Be, Too)