Category: Productivity

Freelance Writing Markets

Worldwide Freelance Survey October 2016

Thank you. This survey has now been completed.  As you can imagine, it takes a fair amount of work to run a website, newsletter, and market database, like we have here. And I’ve been doing this now fo...


Writers Unplugged

New Blog Posts Will Appear at WritersUnplugged.com

 In July 2015 I launched a new blog for writers, Writers Unplugged. It will be my main blog for the next couple of years at least. Over the past 15 years I have posted my articles at multiple web...


2 monitors

Increase Your Productivity With A Second Monitor

How many times have you wished you had more viewable space on your computer screen? It is so frustrating when you have to keep switching between application windows. A typical example is when you need...


Time Management for Freelance Writers

This is a guest post by Joy R. Lynskey. No permanent boss. No rush to get dressed in the morning. Home for the kids after school. Sounds ideal, but freelancing is anything but sunshine and lollipops....


Freelance Writers: How to Stay Focused on Developing Your Writing Career

This is a guest post by Suzanne Lieurance. One question I hear over and over again from the writing students I coach is, “How do I get focused and stay that way?” That’s a good question. Even seasoned...


Working From Home – 10 Keys to Survival

This is a guest post by Anne Varia. Conference calls in your pajamas. Two-hour lunches. Unlimited vacations and endless sick time. Indeed, working at home is every writer’s dream. The truth is, writer...


When Writing Gigs Slow Down

This is a guest post by Lorraine Cote. So you have been busy writing lately. You may have had more work than you wanted and were not in short supply of clients, which is great for you and for business...