Freelance Writing Niches: What Are They, and Do You Need One?
Do you really need a freelance writing niche? Here’s what I think.
5 Myths About Freelancing, Debunked by Someone Who’s Been There
It’s been a while since my last post, and I feel somewhat guilty about that. Life and laziness tend to get in the way—especially during the holidays—but I’m back with a newfound commitment to writing one new post per month. Help hold me accountable! Tweet mean things at me! (Don’t really. I’ll cry.) To kick…
The Hard, Stressful, Tiring Side of Freelancing
Remember a few years ago when the Wait But Why article on “Gen Y Yuppies” went viral? Part of that post—the part about social media—really stuck with me. Here’s what Urban wrote: Social media creates a world for Lucy where A) what everyone else is doing is very out in the open, B) most people…
Is Spec Work a Necessary Evil for Freelancers?
If you’re a freelancer, you might be trying to figure out how to handle requests for spec work or writing samples, as no one likes to work for free.
How to Conduct Better, More Revealing Interviews
Interviewing is a skill that you need to practice again and again—that’s the only way to improve! However, if you’re looking for tips on how to interview someone for a story or research, here are a few tidbits of wisdom to get you started.
Why My Freelance Writing Rates Are “High”
If you’re struggling to set prices or negotiate fair pay with a client, here’s some food for thought that’s helped me stick to my guns and ask for the “high” rates I deserve.
6 Ways to Get Out of a Creative Rut
In an attempt to help myself shake off the weight that’s holding me back creatively, I’m compiling a list of six ways to get out of a creative rut.
The Story of Camryn Rabideau, Freelance Writer
Here’s what you need to know about me, Camryn Luna Rabideau, before you decide to hire me as your digital storyteller.
How to Cope When Your Dream Client Becomes a Nightmare
How should you as a freelancer handle a situation when a client relationship isn’t working out? Here’s my best advice.
#ExploreToCreate: My Trip to Denver
One of the major perks of being a full-time freelancer is that I can work from anywhere there’s WiFi. Over the holiday weekend, I took advantage of that ability, flying to Denver, Colorado.