Freelance Writing: Simple Tips on Complicated Topics How to Get Inspired: Surprising Benefits of a Scrap File

get inspiredWriting is very demanding. It takes much more than simply creating a new document and quickly pushing buttons on a keyboard to make some pretty text appear on your screen. Pushing buttons is actually no problem – but only if you know what to write or how to get inspired.
If you don’t know what to write, a scrap file jam-packed with amazing ideas will save you.

3 Reasons Why You Need a Scrap File

A scrap file is a collection of your wonderful but unused ideas. Do you mean you still don’t have one? C’mon, you need to create one right now, for at least 3 reasons:

  • to get inspired when you’re hit by the worst blocks and depressions;
  • to prevent your wonderful ideas from being lost forever;
  • to save your precious time on research.

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Freelance Writing: Simple Tips on Complicated Topics 10 Refreshing Ideas for Writing Faster, Better and Easier

Ideas for Writing Let’s be honest: freelance writing sometimes gets insufferably dull. If the top classical recipes about being grateful and passionate don’t work for you, you may want to try something new.

And here’s what you can do. Check these 10 new ideas for writing, which may help you break your routines.

10 Fresh Ideas for Writing Awesome Papers

  1. Create a scrap file. Collect useful links, unused ideas, witty quotes and brilliant examples, all in one place. A scrap file can be your rocket fuel when you suffer from an unexpected writing crisis.
  2. Look through previous writing. Check your previous papers to see how well you can write and get the ideas rolling again. Sure, you can’t copy from your past papers. Yet, you can get inspired in no time.

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Freelance Writing: Simple Tips on Complicated Topics Online Writing Jobs: Best Alternative to Office Labor

online writing jobsSome innovations make us lazy. Why go all the way to a TV set to switch the channel, when you have a remote? Why go to a pizzeria when you can order pizza with just 1 click?
The next question to ask yourself is: why sit in a boring office when you can have fun with online writing jobs?

Online Writing Jobs: Real Advantages

Maybe in the future, other professions will be able to work from home, too. It would be interesting to see how secretaries or HR managers might escape the boring office routine.
Writers, however, can start working from home right now.
Bye-bye office routine! Hello flexible schedule and creative tasks!
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Freelance Writing: Simple Tips on Complicated Topics Try Out Working from Home and Change Your Life Now!

working from home“The main thing is to keep the main thing the main thing.” – Stephen Covey
Do you spend enough time on what’s really important? Or do you often forget what’s really important to you?
In his best seller, The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey wrote that, at the end of life, nobody would regret that s/he didn’t spend more time in the office. Most people, however, would regret instead that they didn’t spend more time with their dear and near.
This simple truth can be a perfect start for prioritizing what’s really important to you and… considering working from home.

Is Working from Home Right for You?

If you still have doubts whether a freelance job can improve the quality of your life, here is a quick checklist for you:
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Freelance Writing: Simple Tips on Complicated Topics 5 Quick Tips from Celebrity Chefs for Freelance Writers

freelance writersFreelance writing is often quite similar to cooking. Don’t you think so?
The tips below might make you change your mind (and improve your writing!)
Anyway, dearest freelance writers, let’s see why these 2 creative professions have much in common.

5 Cooking Tips for Freelance Writers

So, here are the secrets of the best celebrity chefs and how they apply to both cooking and freelance writing:

  1. Having a recipe. If you don’t know where you are going, it’s most likely that you will not get there. When cooking pasta, a chef can’t change his/her mind and start baking an apple pie all of a sudden. The same works for freelance writers – it’s always better to have an outline from the very beginning. Consistency rocks!
  2. Using only quality ingredients. Avoid flies in the ointment – don’t include any doubtful ingredients, such as a 2 weeks old cheese or last year’s onions. A soup that stinks isn’t appetizing at all. The same goes for plagiarized ideas or unverified information in your papers. One awkward sentence and oops – the paper might start to stink!
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