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…
Careers in the Writing Field: 5 Options for Aspiring Wordsmiths
After graduation, I quickly learned that there were lots of aspiring magazine writers and not a lot of jobs—so what else could I do with my writing chops?
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.
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.
Finally Freelance: 5 Tips on Achieving Self-Employment
Finally, finally, finally. I finally achieved my goal of becoming a full-time freelance writer, and it feels great! I’ve been working hard over the past year, taking one small step at a time, to get to a place where I can support myself with my writing. It took a lot of overtime, a lot of…
A Primer on Writing Marketing Copy
As a business owner, it’s important to realize that your marketing copy shouldn’t be created willy-nilly. Marketing content is not the same as creative or casual content—it has a distinct purpose and should be approached as such.