Book Review: Full Time Income in Part Time Hours, a Freelance Writing Book by Gretchen Roberts

I’m apparently on a reading kick and a time management kick, because I’ve got another book review focused on helping you make the most of your limited writing time. Now, if you are a full-time writer, don’t stop reading. Chances are you could use a little help focusing your writing time on the most effective Read More …

Writing Roundup, December 11

The Business of Writing Craft Fiction Freelancing Platform The Business of Writing Should Publishers Delay E-book Releases? This was big story this week, as publishers reported that they would try to save paper publishing by delaying important e-book releases. Agent Nathan Bransford explains the flaws in the logic and looks at the issue from the Read More …

What to Do When You Are Overwhelmed

On Monday, I talked about how to avoid taking on too much writing work, but what if you have already over-committed? Prioritize Lay out all of your projects and assign a numerical priority to each based on deadline and contractual obligations. Yes, this means you should work on the boring contracted piece before you dive Read More …

Do You Know When to Say When?

It is easy for writers–especially new freelance writers–to agree to too many projects. The result is either missed deadlines, shoddy work, or a really crabby and tired writer whose family can’t stand to be anywhere near him or her. But what is it that leads to over-committing and under-delivering? There are usually a few reasons. Read More …