The Renegade Writer

44 Posts That Will Help You Escape the Content Mills & Make a REAL Living as a Freelance Writer

Stuck writing for the content mills and struggling to pay your bills? Yeah, you and a TON of other writers! Content mill owners and misinformed writers have been spreading the word that if you want to make a living as a freelance writer, you need to start out by writing for cheap-o content mills, bidding sites, ...… Click here to keep reading...

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Mar 18, 2015 Advice, Marketing, Money, Motivation, Rants

Free 20-Page Sample of The Renegade Writer’s Query Letters That Rock

You know what Linda and I hear from freelancers a lot? "I wish you two had written a follow-up book to The Renegade Writer." When we hear this, it drives us a little batsh*t crazy. Here's why. We did. Years ago. It's called The Renegade Writer's Query Letters That Rock. And here's a little secret: It's even better than The ...… Click here to keep reading...

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Mar 3, 2015 Book news, Writing

How Dissing a Bowlful of Marbles Can Help You Love Your Life

It all started with a bowlful of marbles. For years I wrote for many of the major women's and health magazines -- Woman's Day, Health, Family Circle, Oxygen, Fitness, Woman's Health, Redbook, and more. And part of my job was to always be researching my markets, so I read a LOT of these magazines every week. It ...… Click here to keep reading...

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Feb 21, 2015 Advice, Motivation, Self improvement

Why the Phrase “It Is What It Is” Makes Me Want to Punch People in the Throat

I've been working on a new e-book called Control: Take Charge and Live the Life YOU Want, and this essay grew out of one of the chapters I've been writing. This book won't be out for a while because, well, I just started it...but if you want to read something great, check out my top-rated ...… Click here to keep reading...

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Feb 9, 2015 Advice, Motivation, Rants

How One Freelance Writer Lined Up $29,700 Worth of Gigs in One Month by Committing

My new e-book -- Commit: How to Blast Through Problems & Reach Your Goals Through Massive Action -- is all about creating a life you love by throwing every ounce of energy and resources you have at your biggest problems and goals. I'm thrilled that in less than a week, Commit has racked up 16 five-star ...… Click here to keep reading...

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Feb 6, 2015 Book news, Marketing, Money, Motivation

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