Writers Worth: It’s Down to Words

I met Dana Ford on a LinkedIn forum, but it wasn't until we interacted on Twitter that I really got to know him. In fact, when my dad's illness was diagnosed, Dana was the first person in my email to ask if I was okay. He was quick to offer a...

Writers Worth: When to Call Bullshit

When you ask Jennifer Mattern for a guest post, what you're not going to get is a cookie-cutter, rah-rah, you-can-do-it, smoke-up-your-skirt kind of post that cheers you on and encourages you through positive reinforcement. What you will get is a...

Writers Worth: Being Worthless

Last week, Mika Doyle made me cry. I had just finished reading her guest post, and I couldn't help but think "She gets it." Because she does. Mika, whose introductory note to me included this post (thank you again, Paula), knows what it's like to...

Writers Worth: What You’re Worth

In the freelance writing world, if you're lucky, you come across a person like Anne Wayman. Anne was one of the first people I met when I started freelancing full time. I remember happening upon her freelance writing channel on About.com, and I...

Writers Worth: This Job Not That Job

Let's round out this first week of Writers Worth Month with a favorite of many readers here at Words on the Page -- the This Job Not That Job series. For those of you who are new to the blog (and welcome -- I appreciate you all), we examine some...

Writers Worth: Your Business Equation

We freelance writers may not have office mates, but we have colleagues. One of the people I rely on most for sounding off ideas, finding answers, and unending support and friendship is Cathy Miller. She's a veteran corporate communications expert,...

Writers Worth: Owning Your Value

In an online exchange recently, I noticed a writer having a difficult time convincing her client that she was worth her rate. Been there before, haven't we? And like this particular writer, we all struggle with the notion of "I'm worth your...

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