5 keys to taking feedback like a badass

No one likes to work with someone who refuses to take feedback. We’ve all worked with people like that—someone who’s determined that he/she is right and that others are wrong and that the work produced is without flaw or need of improvement at all, whatsoever. Period. It’s not easy. There was a period of two… Continue reading 5 keys to taking feedback like a badass

Earning clients’ trust

Why can’t they just trust me? I’m a professional. ~ Every Writer Ever According to my research, every writer on the planet has uttered some form of this phrase at least a hundred times. (Disclaimer: My research has consisted of talking to my fellow writers here at work. Still, I’m pretty sure I’m right.) It’s… Continue reading Earning clients’ trust

5 basics every writer should be able to do

This post isn’t about gadgets or books or some sure-fire, secret to transform your writing into everything you’ve ever dreamed of, plus a basket of kittens. This is about table stakes. Basics that other people may not tell you about because you’re expected to already know. Because they’re part of every writer’s job. Meet deadlines.… Continue reading 5 basics every writer should be able to do

5 reasons to keep your writer’s resume shiny and handy

Should writers have resumes? Yes.

I’m a stickler when it comes to my writer’s resume. Even though I’m happy where I am, I’m still putting it through some regular maintenance. As I research new ideas and trends, I’m noticing that some people think writers don’t need a resume. Main reasons being no one reads them anymore, they’re boring and that… Continue reading 5 reasons to keep your writer’s resume shiny and handy

What I gained even though I failed as a freelance writer

Last time, on Rubber Ducky Copywriter, I shared my woeful story of failing as a freelance writer. Yes, it sucked in many ways. However, it wasn’t a total loss. With the bumps, bruises and occasionally obliterated self-esteem came some serious growth. I didn’t succeed as a freelancer, but I did manage to grow as a… Continue reading What I gained even though I failed as a freelance writer