Ripped off and pissed off, that’s how freelance translators feel when they get scammed. It happened to me and the six lessons I learned can help you from falling into the same trap.
Writers are experiencing their own dose of pandemic worry: pitch rejection, contract suspension and the realization that the media can’t pay writers anymore since they rely on advertisers. Let’s get down to the nitty-gritty and talk about the impact of coronavirus on freelance writers. As the writing community brainstorms solutions, we need to remember how important our voices are right now.
Editors hiring long-term writers for digital publications will probably request an interview. They want to know that you know your stuff and aren’t some voiceless poser.
Waking up without an outline of where the day is headed is a freelance writer’s worst enemy.
If you find naysayers, hecklers, or agitators lobbying against you, cut the cord. This is no time for setbacks. By Olivia Walters Time management is a distressful obstacle for both the birdbrained and overachiever types. Scale back on social media, mark out time in a bullet journal, or hit the pillow at the same timeContinue reading “Stop Wasting Time and Underselling Your Talents”
Making headway against self-doubt Olivia Walters When I slide back into old habits I have to recenter my focus by viewing my personal growth on a timeline. If you write a journal as I do, then you understand the importance of reviewing entries written months or years ago. That way, you keep yourself in checkContinue reading “Stand Up and Punch Negative Tendencies Out of Your Life”
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What those Department of Education bills are really saying by Olivia Walters I felt compelled to write about this topic since many of my followers are graduated college students or soon-to-be grads. This is a short piece to discuss terms the U.S. Department of Education expects borrowers to understand, plus how easy it is toContinue reading “Demystifying Loan Default for College Grads”