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Impostor syndrome and freelance creatives

Video transcript: Today, I want to discuss impostor syndrome. (Note: You’ll also see it also spelled imposter syndrome, or cited as impostor phenomenon or fraud syndrome.) It’s not a new subject, but I’ve seen a […]

IBPA Publishing University conference recap

Last weekend, I attended the Independent Book Publisher’s Association (IBPA) Publishing University in Salt Lake City, Utah. I thought a conference recap might help other self-published authors, freelance editors, and indie publishers who are considering attending next year’s event […]

Quitting freelancing, debunked

My April Fool’s Day post, “Why it’s time to quit freelancing,” was intended to cite common complaints about the freelance business with sufficient winking and nudging to make it obvious I was goofing around—and not quitting freelancing. The feedback […]

Why it’s time to quit freelancing

(Disclaimer: This was an April Fool’s Day post—there are a couple of clues, but the main one is the acrostic formed by the first letter of each bullet!) This is the most difficult post I’ve ever […]

Is it time to diversify your freelance business?

Since you’re already knee-deep in numbers, tax time is an ideal point to take an honest look at your freelance business—not just the top-line income number, but a client-by-client breakdown. The numbers don’t lie, and they could […]

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