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are you a good writer?

Everyone is a bad writer (but you don’t have to stay that way)

By ashleygainer | February 12, 2016

  Lots of people have thought about freelancing but haven’t done anything beyond express their curiosity. And a pretty frequent objection to starting out as a freelance writer is this: I’m a bad writer. I have three things to say about that. 1. Everyone is a bad writer No one is born with good writing skills. […]

3 quirky but effective ways to capture your content ideas

3 quirky but effective ways to capture your content ideas

By ashleygainer | January 28, 2016

  When you’re in idea-generation mode (and that should be often!), you need to have a way to capture your content ideas before they flit through your brain and then get buried by whatever else you’ve got going on. It’s good to have a master list of some sort where you store all of your ideas […]

How to be a rock star to your target market

By ashleygainer | January 21, 2016

When you’re trying to get your name out as an expert — whether you’re building your email list, establishing your credibility, or simply taking your work to the next level — you need to become known in your target market. Start popping up everywhere, especially in places your market already knows and respects, and your […]

3 quick but critical tips to improve your writing

3 quick but critical tips to improve your writing

By ashleygainer | January 14, 2016

  Plenty of factors play into improving your content. One of the most significant — the very foundation of all your content — is your ability to write well. Every blog post, every social media update, every infographic… it all comes down to pulling together your words, effectively. There are countless ways to improve your writing, […]

motivation is a farce

Motivation is a farce (and here’s why)

By ashleygainer | January 7, 2016

Here’s the thing about motivation: It’s a delusion. It’s not a strategy.  If you’re relying on “motivation” — or on her even more flighty little sister “inspiration” — to propel you through the work of writing, you’re going to have a hard time reaching your goals. Motivation is a feeling, and one defining characteristic of feelings is […]

How to self-edit, even if you’re “not a good editor”

By ashleygainer | December 30, 2015

Editing is hard, am I right? Especially if it’s a self-edit. If you sent up a resounding yes to that, you aren’t alone. A lot of writers struggle with editing their own work. And while to an extent editing is a skill that has to be learned, there is something you can start doing today that […]

Sarah Greeley

Thank you, Ashley! By following your advice I just got my first paying gig.

Without a website or any social media presence! I used the clips I created in Clips Camp and I just decided to go for it. I would not have taken these steps to launch my freelance business without your guidance. You are so real and honest about your journey; you made freelance writing seem possible. And now it is possible for me. I have never felt more confident in myself and my abilities!

Erin Cryder

Your classes, Facebook group, Instagram, and just general approachability have really driven me to want to succeed at this.

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