Carol Tice

Seattle Freelance Writer

Blog Archive

Older posts from the blog that became Make a Living Writing

Back when I started my Make a Living Writing blog, it was here on caroltice.com. Here are the first posts I wrote, before Make a Living Writing got its own home:

  • How to Convince Writing Clients to Pay You More
  • Content-Mill Writing…for $300 a Month
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Successful New Freelance Writers
  • The 7 Habits of Highly Paid Freelance Writers
  • The Secret of One Freelance Writer’s Success
  • Why Freelance Writers Need to Make $100 an Hour
  • Should Writers Blog For Free?


  • 8 More Good-Paying Writing Niches


  • 5 Good-Paying Writing Niches
  • 4 Myths of the Writer’s Recession
  • More on ‘The Day The Content Mills Died’
  • What to Do About Low-Pay Writing Job Ads
  • How to Tell if You’re Qualified for Freelance Writing Jobs
  • 7 Reasons Why I Won’t Write A $15 Blog
  • The 4 Traits You Need to Make a Living Writing
  • 8 Tips for Contacting Journalists on Twitter
  • 7 Things I Learned About Business From Playing Bejeweled Blitz
  • The Day The Content Mills Died
  • Find That Editor…and Be Unstoppable
  • How to Find More Story Ideas
  • How To Get More Writing Assignments
  • Does a Writer Need a Blog?
  • What Determines Writer Pay?
  • How to Find Long-Term Writing Clients
  • Writing Full Time, But Only Making a Part-Time Living
  • Don’t Help Your Editor Rip You Off!
  • 5 Reasons Why Most Freelance Writers Don’t Make Good Money
  • How to Get Writing Gigs When You Don’t Have Any ‘Connections’
  • Making a Full-Time Living From Freelance Writing
  • Copywriting + Social Media Skills = Big Money
  • #1 Way To Make Sure You Don’t Make a Living Writing
  • Can I Send a Simultaneous Query?
  • A Writer Asks: Are My Clips Too Old?
  • Must a Writer be an Expert to Write an Article?
  • Should You Nag that Editor about your Query?