The Renegade Writer

No, Freelance Writers, You DON’T Need a Blog

Say you’re a new freelance writer. (Sound familiar?) You ask someone with more experience whether you should start a blog to help attract clients and let you use blog posts as clips. Chances are, the other writer will tell you it's absolutely, totally imperative that you have a blog. I even heard one freelance writer tell ...… Click here to keep reading...

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Sep 17, 2014 Advice, Blogging, Break This Rule, Writing

Want to Be Published on the Renegade Writer Blog?

Then submit a stick figure drawing! One of the contributors in Danny Iny's book Engagement from Scratch: How Super-Community Builders Create a Loyal Audience and How You Can Do the Same! mentioned in passing the idea of using stick figures as blog images, and the idea -- pardon the pun -- stuck with me. I also ...… Click here to keep reading...

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Apr 22, 2013 Blogging

6 Ways Bloggers Can Earn More from Their Writing

By Nina Amir Writers don’t like to write for free. I know this. I’m trained as a magazine journalist. One of the first lessons I learned in journalism school was, “Don’t ever write a word unless you know you will get paid.” Yet, I’m a blogger. Bloggers blog for free not only on their own sites ...… Click here to keep reading...

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Nov 8, 2012 Advice, Blogging

The Renegade Writer Blog Is Now Paying for Guest Posts!

I mentioned this on my mailing list last week, but thought I'd post it here on the blog as well. My mailing list subscribers get first dibs on all kinds of goodies, so if you want to be on the cutting edge of Renegade Writer announcements, contests, and offers -- as well as get free ...… Click here to keep reading...

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Jun 21, 2012 Blogging, Money, News you can use

4 Blog Posts That Kick Butt

I read a lot of writer blogs, and every so often I like to share my top finds with my readers. So here goes! 1. Kelly James Enger posts The State of Full-Time Freelancers' Income on the Dollars & Deadlines blog. The good news: 7% of freelancers make six figures. 2. My buddy and Freelance Writers Blast ...… Click here to keep reading...

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Jul 21, 2011 Advice, Blogging

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