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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the desiderata (or your guide for a good life)

The Desiderata (or, your guide for a good life)

By ashleygainer | February 9, 2015

When I was in 9th grade, I was a timid 14-year-old lacking confidence in myself. I had been in the small school run by my church for most of my academic life, and I had just made the switch to the large (2000-student) public high school down the street, so I could participate in their […]

how (and why) to change the personal narrative in your head

How (and Why) to Change the Personal Narrative In Your Head

By ashleygainer | October 6, 2014

Our personal narratives are the stories we tell about ourselves. Many of them are drawn from our own histories — the way we grew up, the decisions we’ve made, the trajectories our lives have taken — and many are also pieces of our self-perception and presentation. The personal narrative is a critical element of your […]

the entrepreneur's guide to hustling your way to the top

The Entrepreneur’s Guide to Hustling Your Way to the Top (Instead of Grinding Yourself Into the Ground)

By ashleygainer | August 15, 2014

You’re an entrepreneur. You’ve got hustle — and probably some (cash) flow — and you’re working your way into the life you want. Rarely do concerns for your own health make it onto your radar, let alone your daily agenda. After all, you want this dream more than anything else, and we can all sleep […]

6 ways freelancers are susceptible to depression

6 Ways Freelancers are Susceptible to Depression (and how to protect yourself)

By ashleygainer | April 19, 2014

Depression is something that affects millions of Americans every year — how many more millions worldwide is something we may never know. And while much of the freedom, autonomy, and self-satisfaction that come from freelancing can be a mental health boost, freelancers are also strategically located in the nexus of factors that can contribute to […]

5 health challenges unique to freelancing (and how to avoid them)

5 Health Challenges Unique to Freelancing (and how to avoid them)

By ashleygainer | March 18, 2014

As a freelancer, I can personally attest to the high levels of awesomeness that freelancing offers. I can set my own rates, make my own schedule, do work that I enjoy, and still spend as much time as I want with my son. Working for myself is definitely the right choice for me at the […]

fight your depression with no money and (almost) no effort

Fight Your Depression with No Money and (Almost) No Effort

By ashleygainer | January 9, 2014

Depression is something that affects millions of people to varying degrees. If you are suffering from mild depression, you don’t necessarily need expensive medications or hourly visits with a therapist. There are ways to kick yourself back into gear, with hardly any effort and minimal, if any, expense.   Go outside. You don’t have to […]

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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