Writers Worth: Taking Care of You

What's this? A post on a holiday? Don't worry -- the message is simple: Freelancer, give yourself permission to enjoy some down time. Today: Don't check email. Don't feel guilty for not getting a head start on that big project. Don't...

Writers Worth: Changing Perspective

Wow. Just a few more days to Writers Worth Month. Thank you for coming along with me as we celebrate our skills, abilities, and love for this wild ride we call freelancing. This month we've talked about a lot of things -- from feeling worthless...

Writers Worth: It’s Nothing Personal

Writers, rejection happens. A lot. Even when you're ten years into your career, you're not about to please everyone. That's Anne Wayman's message in today's guest post -- her second here this month. Anne, a veteran writer and someone who's taught...

Writers Worth: Expressing Your Worth

My husband and I were at a high-end kitchen design shop not long ago. We were browsing for ideas, and in the process, we were greeted by one of the salespeople. The man introduced himself, explained the showroom floor, then hung back at the front of...

Writers Worth: Bad Offer, Disguised

I was talking with a client prospect not long ago, and it became apparent that I was being railroaded. It was a simple conversation -- we were to explore writing projects that I assumed (rightly) I was being considered for. Only the offer that...

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