Be inspired. Brew plots. Fix it later.

Be Inspired. Brew Plots. Fix It Later.

You might have noticed some changes on my website — from the big title section down to the footer. I knew and I felt the need for change. Everything in me is a work in progress. You might think I’m fickle minded because I keep on changing. I used to be a perfectionist and every Read more about Be Inspired. Brew Plots. Fix It Later.[…]

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How Much Will You Charge?

American comedian and writer Robert Benchley once said, “The freelance writer is a man who is paid per piece or per word or perhaps.” How much should a freelance writer charge is one of the biggest questions asked even among writers. A freelance can charge whatever he or she wants as long as it makes Read more about How Much Will You Charge?[…]

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6 Reasons Why You Should Have a Website

One of the characteristics of being a freelance writer is the freedom to write for anyone. Having one’s byline on different websites fills your heart with a sense of accomplishment. However, when it comes to getting new clients, this method spreads your brand thin. They see you all over the place without a permanent identity. Read more about 6 Reasons Why You Should Have a Website[…]

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Writing Is Only Half the Battle

  You just published a book and ask what’s next? For independent authors, the true test of perseverance starts on this stage: marketing. Even well-known authors must promote their books. Big publishers spend 80% of their marketing budget on 20% of their top sellers because they are sure that they will get a return on Read more about Writing Is Only Half the Battle[…]

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My Love-Hate Affair With WordPress

  Yes, I’m back to WordPress, the blog site I stumbled upon way back in 2012 and fell in love with, only to leave a year and a month later in favor of another website. Three years ago, when I started out with a blog I named Bottom Line Chronicles, I couldn’t figure out how I could Read more about My Love-Hate Affair With WordPress[…]

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A Reality Check on Freelancing

People say that working at home is the perfect set-up because you earn an income without experiencing traffic and restrictive dress code. Yeah, right. That’s what I’ve thought of before I went freelance. So I set up my home office and got to be with my daughter, one of the reasons why I left a Read more about A Reality Check on Freelancing[…]

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How to Turn Your Writing Into Cash

There you are, writing a poem in your notebook, posting a comment on social media, writing a fan fiction on some fan fic site… why not turn them into cash? Many of us love writing but can’t imagine turning this talent into a source of additional income, or worse, are afraid to try. Thanks to the Read more about How to Turn Your Writing Into Cash[…]