5 Administrative Tasks Every New Freelancer Needs To Do

When you think about freelance writing, you likely think of, well, writing. Perhaps you envision writing a few notes down in a beautiful journal while sipping a coffee in your favorite cafĂ©, or even toiling away on an assignment well into the wee hours. However it comes to your mind, one thing is certain: you're … Continue reading 5 Administrative Tasks Every New Freelancer Needs To Do

Hey, It’s Time To Update Your Portfolio!

Freelancers need updated portfolios. Here's why.

5 Things To Do If You Want To Work Remotely As A Freelancer

You've embarked on your freelancing career, and you've landed your first gig. The only snag, if you can call it that, is that your client is three states and a timezone away from you. What can you do to make this a smooth process for everyone? Take a look at these five things that I … Continue reading 5 Things To Do If You Want To Work Remotely As A Freelancer

What To Do When You’re In ‘Famine Mode’

In my last blog post, I listed a few things that freelancers should do when faced with a busy and full work schedule. But what about the flip side? As any freelancer can tell you, there's feast, and then there's famine. Here's a list of what you should do when your projects have slowed down … Continue reading What To Do When You’re In ‘Famine Mode’

What To Do When You’re In ‘Feast Mode’

Freelancing work comes and goes, sometimes in waves that are completely unpredictable. You might have just one or two current projects on your plate today, but in a week, you may have scored a few more. So, what's a freelancer to do when it feels like you have almost too many projects and barely enough … Continue reading What To Do When You’re In ‘Feast Mode’

5 Ways I Built Breathing Room In My Schedule

Here's a true story: I used to turn in many of my assignments the night before they were due. That worked, sort of, until the day I woke up with a nasty cold that wouldn't quit. Although I managed to complete my assignments on time during my illness, I also realized I would have loved … Continue reading 5 Ways I Built Breathing Room In My Schedule

Greetings!

Hey there! My name is Megan Horst-Hatch, and I'm a freelance writer based in the greater Chicago area. Throughout my career, I've written for a number of websites that include Care.com, CBS 2 Chicago, The Buffalo Grove Patch, and AXS.com, to name a few. I've interviewed some of the top industry experts in fields that … Continue reading Greetings!