How to Become a Freelance Writer
Got questions about how to get into paid freelance writing? You’ve come to the right place.
When you’re a new freelance writer, it’s easy to get overwhelmed. There’s a lot to know, and it feels like you’re never going to get to the fun part – writing for pay. What should you do first? What can you skip? How will you find clients?
Good news — we’ve got answers.
Helping writers quit their day jobs and live the freelance lifestyle is Job One here at Make a Living Writing. Our founder Carol Tice’s mission is to help as many writers as possible to earn more, ASAP.
That’s why you’ll find loads of help for new freelance writers in the free resources below. We’re here to help you start your journey from being trapped working for a boss who controls your life… to the freedom and flexibility of doing what you love for a living. Setting your own hours and being in charge of your own destiny.
That sound good? Let’s go!
Our resources for new writers will help you learn how to:
- & operate your home-based business
- Acquire a winning freelance mindset
- What types of writing pay – and don’t
- Find opportunities to write online
- Choose a writing niche
- How to market your services as a newbie
- Get first writing jobs
- Use social media to get clients
- Pitch and get hired
- Avoid scams
- Understand market rates
- Build a writer network that supports you
When you’re starting a new career, there are two ways to go about it. The slow way – you try to figure it all out alone, through trial-and-error. And the fast way – you get advice from pro writers who’ve been where you are now. Make a Living Writing is here to put you on the fast track!
Let’s keep you out of the paid-writing dead ends (like wasting time hanging around Upwork or writing for content mills) and get you on the road to a thriving freelance-writing business – the kind where you’re in control of your destiny.
We’ve got practical, step-by-step advice to help you learn the fundamentals of freelance writing for a living. Check out our top resources below: