Freelance Writing: Simple Tips on Complicated Topics 4 Secrets of Working from Home from Veteran Freelancers

working from homeWorking from home can be awesome and awful at the same time. On one hand, you do spend more time with your family. On the other hand, you still have to work and you can end up writing all night long after spending all day with your dear and near.
Juggling a freelance job and family chores can be tremendously difficult, but it is possible. Do you want to know how veteran freelancers do it?

Working from Home: 4 Time-Proven Strategies

  1. Create a schedule. Meticulous planning is the key to working from home successfully. Cooking a soup – 12 minutes, explaining kids why vegetables are good for them – 8 minutes, making the schedule for tomorrow – 2 minutes. This detailed plan is not your path to snobbism, but simply a child of necessity!
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Priceless Writing Tips 5 Online Hubs for Better Writing and Lifelong Education

lifelong educationThere is such thing as a free lunch on the Internet.
The only problem is where to find it. Unless you are a web guru, finding open sources online can take ages.
To help you out of this trouble, I share with you 5 wonderful online projects, which can help you find for free the information you need for better writing and/or lifelong education.

5 Online Hubs that Generously Share Resources for Free

So, next time when you conduct your online research, you may want to check out the following 5 goldmines of FREE information:
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Priceless Writing Tips A Collection of Inspirational Quotes for Freelance Writers

freelance writersDo you agree that words can kill or heal? In every beginning there is always a word. And it is up to us to choose the right one.
Here I’ve collected 30 absolutely positive, energizing and inspiring quotes from famous people for freelance writers. Welcome to the goldmine of writers’ wisdom:

    Quotes to Help You Start Writing

  1. Ray Bradbury: “Your intuition knows what to write, so get out of the way.”
  2. Sylvia Plath: “Everything in life is writable about if you have the outgoing guts to do it, and the imagination to improvise. The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.”
  3. John Steinbeck: “Ideas are like rabbits. You get a couple and learn how to handle them, and pretty soon you have a dozen.”
  4. Jack London: “You can’t wait for inspiration. You have to go after it with a club.”
  5. Haruki Murakami: “There’s no such thing as perfect writing, just like there’s no such thing as perfect despair.”
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Priceless Writing Tips How to Avoid Clichés: The Ultimate Problem-Solver for Writers!

How to avoid clichésIs that another essay you have to write? Well, you’re quite a copious writer, I tell you. Now let’s see what you’ve got there… Oops. Sorry, champ, your paper needs a health check – it looks like it’s infested with commonplace ideas. To understand how to avoid clichés, learn some of the most terrible clichés ever and stay away from them.

How to Avoid Clichés: Fifteen Unbelievably Hackneyed Stock Ideas

Check these common clichés:

  1. “Out of the frying pan into the fire.”
  2. Avoid most of the set phrases – they have worn out their welcome already.

  3. “Since the dawn of time…”
  4. Metaphors are great void-fillers, but you need to be original, so get rid of them ASAP.

  5. “I think that…”
  6. Okay, that’s downright immature. Students raise their hands and say quietly, “I think that,” while real writers believe that, are certain that, realize fully that, argue that, etc.
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Priceless Writing Tips What Can Steve Jobs Teach You about Freelance Writing?

freelance writingSteve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple Inc., is a legend of our times and a revolutionary in the computer world. The hysteria surrounding Apple products is unbelievable. Did you know that people queue in front of Apple stores at night to be the first ones to buy new gadgets in the morning?
Steve Jobs, however, always said that the secret of his success was pretty simple. Be madly passionate about what you’re doing, think outside the box and have enough courage to put even the craziest ideas in practice. That’s it. It works with any job you are doing. Why not use his lessons for freelance writing?
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