News & Updates

  • Book Giveaways From Karen Wiesner: Tell us About Your Planned Novel or Fiction Series

    By Jennifer Mattern on October 21, 2013
    As a part of our new featured guest series, we're offering book giveaways each month. This week is our first giveaway with author, Karen Wiesner. You can find details about the giveaway below including entry guidelines, prizes, and rules. Check back later for an interview with the author. The Prizes One first prize winner will receive copies of the following […]
  • Featured Guest Karen Wiesner: Book Giveaways, Interview, and More

    By Jennifer Mattern on October 20, 2013
    One new feature with the launch of All Indie Writers is the introduction of featured guests. These are people who will essentially take over the focus of the blog here for a week. Our very first featured guest is Karen Wiesner, author of over 100 titles including some of my favorite books for writers. One of those books is First Draft […]
  • Updates and Oversharing

    By Jennifer Mattern on September 20, 2013
    As you might remember, All Freelance Writing was supposed to be nonexistent at this point. It was scheduled to be merged with two other sites and relaunched as back in July. Clearly July has passed, and this site is still here. I've been MIA for several months. And I'm ready to share a few updates on what's happening and […]
  • 30 Day Marketing Boot Camp for Freelancers – Save 50%

    By Jennifer Mattern on December 30, 2012
    If you've missed it so far, don't miss this chance to get my 30 Day Marketing Boot Camp e-book for half price. The sale ends tomorrow (December 31st). To buy, just visit the e-book page to learn more and enter discount code December2012 before clicking the buy now button at the bottom.
  • Happy Holidays! Preparing for 2013

    By Jennifer Mattern on December 21, 2012
    Update: I've decided to extend my vacation until Monday, January 7th to spend some more post-holiday downtime with family. I will not be back to regular posting here until that week, but our other contributors will continue to post on their usual schedules.  This week was my last work week in 2012. I'm now on vacation until January 2nd. I […]
  • Thanksgiving E-book Specials for Freelance Writers

    By Jennifer Mattern on November 15, 2012
    We're kicking off Thanksgiving a little bit early this year with two special e-book offers for freelance writers. It's our way of saying thank you for being an All Freelance Writing reader. You can find the details and discount codes below. The last day for these sales is Thanksgiving Day -- November 22, 2012. Web Writer's Guide & 30 Day […]
  • Blog Maintenance and Optimization

    By Jennifer Mattern on November 14, 2012
    All Freelance Writing started to undergo a long maintenance and optimization process last night, and it will likely continue over the next two or three weeks. I want to give you a brief look at what's going on, how it might affect you as a visitor, and what problems could arise. Redirections Last night I made changes to our permalink […]
  • Why I Won't Pursue a Publisher for The Query-Free Freelancer

    By Jennifer Mattern on July 27, 2010
    Yesterday on Twitter I noted that I finally made a decision regarding the book I'm working on -- The Query-Free Freelancer -- and whether I would pursue a traditional publisher or opt to self-publish the book. I've chosen the latter. I put a lot of thought into this over the last few months, and was already leaning towards the self-publishing […]
  • Late Shift

    By Jennifer Mattern on April 6, 2010
    Note: This post originally appeared at on February 9, 2010. The Freelance Theater audio play series is now a part of All Freelance Writing. One of the sometimes best / sometimes worst aspects of freelancing is how much time you'll spend working alone. While it can be nice to avoid the politics and drama of a traditional office environment, […]
  • The Dead Don't Write

    By Jennifer Mattern on April 2, 2010
    Note: This post originally appeared at on October 30, 2009. The Freelance Theater audio play series is now a part of All Freelance Writing. Have you ever had a "vampire client" -- one who seems to suck the life out of you? Maybe they don't pay enough so you push yourself to the edge of burning out regularly as […]