Freelance Life: The 9 Best Gifts for Writers

What do you get for the writer who could put you in her novel and have you murdered? maggiemarton.com is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com.  Our Recommendations: The 9 Best Gifts…… Continue reading Freelance Life: The 9 Best Gifts for Writers

What I’m Working On…

Confession time: I’m working on taking a break. I’m not very good at it. In fact, I’d say I have a lot to learn around this particular skill. See, here’s the thing: My job with BlogPaws ended at the close of April. My goal was to take the first week of May completely, entirely, 100%…… Continue reading What I’m Working On…

How to Land a Guest Blogging Pitch

In my former role as Director of Content for a digital media company, I received countless pitches for guest blogging. I would estimate–conservatively–that for every 15 pitches, one was worth pursuing. And of those, roughly half fall apart because the writer never replies to my response, the writer submits shitty copy that’s unsalvageable, or because…… Continue reading How to Land a Guest Blogging Pitch

Confessions of a planner addict

Hi. My name is Maggie, and I’m a planner addict. (This is a safe space for those sorts of confessions, yes?) It’s all because I love setting goals. Okay. That isn’t entirely true. If we’re being confessional, I might as well let my Type-A, hyper-competitive colors shine: It’s not that I love setting goals. Nope.…… Continue reading Confessions of a planner addict