Successful Freelance Writing: Quick Tips to Keep You Inspired and Productive

Allison Fleck
2 min readJul 14, 2022
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It’s easy to feel motivated and inspired when you first start out as a freelance writer. You’re new, excited, and full of ideas. But eventually, the novelty wears off, and you find yourself struggling to stay productive. How do successful freelance writers stay on track? Here are some tips that have worked for me:

First, build a strong support network. When you’re working from home, it’s easy to feel isolated and alone. But there are plenty of online communities full of other freelance writers who are happy to offer advice and support. Find a group that resonates with you and make sure to check in regularly.

Second, don’t be afraid to take breaks. It’s important to stay focused when you’re working, but it’s also important to give yourself time to relax and recharge. Step away from your work every once in awhile, and allow yourself to take some time off.

Finally, remember why you became a freelance writer in the first place. What was it that drew you to this career? What are your goals and dreams? When you feel yourself losing motivation, take a step back and remind yourself of why you’re doing this in the first place.

If you can keep these things in mind, you’ll be well on your way to a successful freelance writing career. Just remember: stay motivated, stay inspired, and stay on track. Good luck!

Do you have any other tips for staying motivated and productive as a freelance writer? Share them in the comments below!



Allison Fleck

Data analyst and life analyst. Proud maker of mistakes. A big fan of learning lessons the hard way.