Writers in Charge

Archive for July, 2013

How to Make Sure You Get Paid to Write

By Kirsty If you write for the love of the game or perhaps as an outlet for your creative genius, then kudos to you. I did that for a while too. It was a glorious time. Then the bills started rolling in and I figured I should probably try to get paid to write instead […]

Why Your Blog Posts Need Structure – and How to Get it Right

Have you ever given up on a blog post part-way through? Sure, the post contained a few good ideas, but it wasn’t worth the effort of finding them. You were starting to skim before you’d finished the (over-long) introduction, and you got lost in the middle. Chances are, that blogger who wrote that post didn’t […]

Do You Recognize the Early Warning Signs of a Lazy Writer?

By June Writing is not the easiest of jobs. So if you’re a lazy writer, and you depend on your skills to pay your bills and put food on the table, you’re in trouble. But there’s hope. One of my grandmother’s favorite quotes was, “Prevention is better than cure.” In other words, don’t sit in […]

How to Start a Blog: The Basic Step-by-Step Guide

Having a blog can set you apart as a writer. Do you know that, on average, the hourly rate of freelance writers on freelance bidding sites like oDesk, Elance and Freelancer.com is $10 – $15? In fact, most writers only make $2 – $4 per hour on these sites – and they often struggle to […]

6 Strong Reasons Why Most Freelance Writers Never See Gold

By Rohan Most freelance writers don’t see it as such but freelancing is just as entrepreneurial as any other business. Agreed that freelancing, no matter which skill or expertise it is you trade on, is more like a fancy job you create for yourself. Technically speaking, Freelancing is not exactly like an actual business where […]


Welcome! I'm Bamidele Onibalusi, a young writer and blogger. I believe writers are unique and highly talented individuals that should be given the respect they deserve. This blog offers practical advice to help you become truly in charge of your writing career.

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