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

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

How to Get the Most Mileage — and Money — Out of Your Writing by Double-Dipping

By Tiffany Jansen Have you seen the Seinfeld episode where George accompanies his girlfriend to a funeral? It's post-wake and everyone's at her parent's place noshing on hors d'oeuvres and sipping punch. George finds himself in front of the potato chips, so he takes one, sinks it in the dip, takes a bite, and dips ...… Click here to keep reading...

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Dec 16, 2014 Advice, Ideas, Marketing, Query letters

If Marketing Offends You (Wherein I get on my soapbox)

So recently I got a complaint from someone that said -- and I'm paraphrasing: I love your Monday Motivations for Writers and free goodies, but every time you start marketing something, I need to unsubscribe from your list and re-subscribe again when the campaign is over. Every so often I hear from someone who is shocked and ...… Click here to keep reading...

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Oct 13, 2014 Marketing, Money, Rants

How I Broke Out of a Freelancing Slump by Breaking all the Rules

This post is by Deb Mitchell. I'm definitely more of a "rules are there for a reason" than a "rules were meant to be broken" kind of girl. It just never occurs to me to buck the system, and frankly, that's served me well all my life. But when my freelance writing career stalled (despite the ...… Click here to keep reading...

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Sep 30, 2014 Advice, Break This Rule, Freelance writers, Freelance Writing, Marketing, Query letters

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