Yes! You can have a writing career!

Yes! You can have a writing career!

..with courses and training created by a seasoned writer
to help you get started and level up as a freelance writer...


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In this masterclass, we'll cover my three core frameworks for growing a freelance writing business that THRIVES...

with or without a niche.


Get My Best Insider Tips No One Else Is Teaching

In this masterclass, we'll cover my three core frameworks for growing a freelance writing business that THRIVES...

with or without a niche.

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Gut check: Why did you start freelance writing?

Gut Check: Remember WHY You’re Freelance Writing

By ashleygainer | December 16, 2019

This right here is why they say “know your why.” If you’re frustrated, anxious, and maybe even resentful about the very reason you got started as a freelance writer…read this. You’re not broken and you’re not alone. Even though I’ve been a freelance writer for ten years now, I still just made a huge mistake…I […]

Marketing tips for when business is slow

9 Ways to Market Yourself When Business is Slow

By ashleygainer | December 8, 2019

When you hit a slow period in your business, it’s time to crank up the marketing machine. Here are 9 things you can do to market yourself when business is slow, and build some critical momentum when there’s not much client work going on. 1. Refresh Your Website Your writer’s website is one of your […]

How to know your niche will work

Profitable Writing Niches and How to Validate Them

By ashleygainer | December 1, 2019

Ever wondered what the profitable writing niches are? Or if the one you want will be profitable enough to pursue? One way to know is if you are writing in the niche and getting paid well. (Gosh, Ashley, thanks so much! What a helpful answer!)  It’s true, though. Sometimes we accidentally discover a profitable niche […]

When to pick a niche and how to know it's right

When You DO Need to Pick a Freelance Writing Niche

By ashleygainer | November 28, 2019

I’ve blogged about why you should not niche, but here I’ll write about when you do need to pick a freelance writing niche. You should choose a niche when you are uncomfortable with the way things are.  I hang out in a lot of Facebook groups with service providers. People talk about how they’ve been […]

Time management for freelance writers: my best tips

My Calendaring Secrets: Time Management for Freelance Writing

By ashleygainer | November 22, 2019

How do I manage to get everything done as a freelancer? What is my system? What are my secrets for time management for freelance writing? Freelance writing work is not the only thing I do. I have a podcast, I sell courses, I do coaching. I have a lot of moving pieces in my business. […]

How to get your work done when you aren't motivated

How to Find Motivation as a Freelance Writer

By ashleygainer | November 15, 2019

All right y’all. I keep getting questions about how to find motivation as a freelance writer and my head is about to pop off. (How’s for a hook?) No question out there makes me cringe as hard as “how do I find motivation as a freelancer when I don’t feel like doing it?” I hate […]

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.

It feels like someone is in my corner all the time. Thanks for your mentoring- keep up the great work!!

Amanda Linsky

I finally found a freelance writer/course creator I could personally relate to

I've been looking into freelance writing for over a year now. There's a lot of information out there and a lot of people who claim to be able to teach the "best" way to go about being a writer…. I prefer your down-to-earth style of teaching.

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