Freelance Writing Adventures: Refunding a Client

Freelance Writing Adventures: Refunding a Client

Some clients are fantastic to work with.  But other clients are difficult or the things they assign cause major headaches.  I recently had a client that I knew I would eventually like to stop working with.  They paid well, but the assignments would get difficult due to miscommunication, so sometimes it was a hassle to […]

Freelance Writing Adventures: Why I Don’t Write History Articles Anymore

Freelance Writing Adventures: Why I Don't Write History Articles Anymore

When writing for general publications, you may find that you will work on different types of articles: health, history, human interest, etc.  Most of the publications I write for cover a wide variety of topics, so I can write about any number of things in a given month.  However, I have learned that sometimes a […]

Need Help Scheduling Article Interviews? Use This Phrase

Need Help Scheduling Article Interviews? Use This Phrase

As a freelance writer, one struggle you will come across is setting up appointments for interviews with people for articles.  It seems like everyone’s schedule is crazy and random nowadays, which often leads to a lot of back and forth with setting appointments.  I often came across that and would spend wasted time trying to […]

Freelance Writing Adventures: Don’t Say Too Much

Freelance Writing Adventures: Don't Say Too Much

When you are working on freelance writing assignments, you may get an assignment that includes doing an interview with someone.  Obviously when contacting said person, you want to let them know a little bit about what your article is going to be about.  However, I found out recently that there is a thin line between […]