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Writing for Money: Your Path to Success

Writing for Money: Your Path to Success

Last week, I thought it would be fun if we did something as a family. I was thinking that we’d go see a movie or have lunch in a restaurant. One thing led to another, though, as they do, and in the end, five of us piled into the car at 2:30 in the morning and drove...

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What Exactly Is a Freelance Writer?

What Exactly Is a Freelance Writer?

If you’ve been kicking around the Interwebs trying to figure out how to make money from writing, you might have come across some information on freelance writing. And you wouldn’t be the first person to ask, What the heck IS a freelance writer, anyway? A freelance...

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Choose Your Path to Freelance Success

Choose Your Path to Freelance Success

There are questions that people ask me a lot. Sadly, these are rarely questions such as, “Wow, have you lost weight?” or “How can I get my hair to look like yours?” Rather, these are generally questions like, “What are you making for dinner?” and “Can I have some...

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Tiny Habits: The Secret to Your Success

Tiny Habits: The Secret to Your Success

What kind of resolutions do you make every year? I’m going to lose ten pounds. I’m going to write a novel. I’m going to declutter my house. Do any of those sound familiar? How many times have you made the same resolutions? Two years in a row? Five years? More? Why do...

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7 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Our Time

7 Lies We Tell Ourselves About Our Time

Sometimes, you wake up and you think: Today, I’m going to write my novel and crush that work project and do all the laundry and cook 28 meals and freeze them. Basically, you think, I am going to WIN today. And then, just as you have picked up your sharpened pencil,...

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Get a Growth Mindset

Get a Growth Mindset

What would you do if your teenage daughter told you she’s just no good at math? You could say, “Yeah, that’s probably true. You shouldn’t bother with any advanced math classes. Stick to the stuff you’re good at.” What happened the first time your son tried to tie his...

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5 Myths About Choosing a Freelance Writing Niche

5 Myths About Choosing a Freelance Writing Niche

Wanna be a freelance writer? Sure you do. And that’s super great — it’s an awesome way to make a real living and stay at home with your kids. You can scale your business up and down according to your schedule and your financial needs. You can meet cool people, learn...

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How to Write a Pitch Letter (And Why You Should)

How to Write a Pitch Letter (And Why You Should)

Finding writing work online is not that hard. You can find thousands of people who offer to pay you less than a penny a word to write articles, blog posts, and other material. By working approximately 9,700 hours a day, you can eke out an almost-decent living. Of...

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3 Smart Ways to Find Freelance Writing Clients

3 Smart Ways to Find Freelance Writing Clients

The decision to start freelance writing feels like it has to be momentous, you know? Like, in your head, you think, Am I allowed to call myself a freelance writer? I didn’t major in English. I’ve never written professionally. Is this even legal? You can agonize over...

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The Difference Between Bloggers and Freelance Writers

The Difference Between Bloggers and Freelance Writers

Tell me if this sounds familiar. You’ve been thinking about starting a side hustle, or you’re at home with your kids, and you’re looking for a way to make money. Online. From home. You’re not interested in trying to sell makeup or juice or bags or essential oils to...

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Hi! I’m Abbi, and I’m excited that you’re here! I started this blog so that I could provide you with all the information I wish I’d had when I started working as a freelance writer all those years ago.

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