Author: Kayla Lords

episode 73 of the Smutlancers podcast hosted by Kayla Lords 0

The Fear of Stopping

This week’s episode discusses goal setting from a different angle — the fear we sometimes feel when we decide to stop doing something. Change can be scary, and not just new changes we’ve never done before. Stopping or ending a thing we’ve done for a long time can make us fearful or unsettled, too.

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December 2019 Mailbag Episode

This month we talk about goal setting, trying to get it all done, and being marketable without compromising who you are.

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Setting Goals You Can Achieve

So close to the end of the year, it seemed appropriate to talk about goal setting. We’re not telling you what to goals to set for yourself or how to choose them. If you’re...

Figuring Out Who Your Audience Is 0

Figuring Out Who Your Audience Is

In a recent group chat for Smutlancers community members (through Patreon — you do know about our Smutlancers Patreon, right?!?!), we got into a discussion about figuring out your audience. The idea being that...

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Why You Need a Planner in Your Life

The year is almost over, and if you’re like us, you’re already starting to think about next year. If getting organized and feeling at least a LITTLE less stressed, Molly shares her experiences with...

October 2019 Smutlancer Income Report 0

Smutlancer Monthly Income Report: October 2019

October went by in a total blur. My focus was on health issues more than anything else, and I’m glad that I have some level of dependable income as a smutlancer. As long as I get my contracted worked done, I know approximately how much I’ll get paid. There were a few pleasant surprises — like a higher than normal affiliate payout — but it was a typical month.

episode 69 of the Smutlancers podcast -- Kayla details multiple steps to be more productive this week 0

7 Steps To Have a More Productive Week

I’m giving you a checklist, a series of things to do to see improvement. Yeah, it’s not my usual style, but I think most of these steps can help you be more productive. And by “productive” I don’t mean hustle-and-grind-it-out. I mean, get the stuff done you want to get done and accomplish the goals you’ve set for yourself. 

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About Those “Guest Post” Emails You Keep Getting

Have you received an email or two (or a dozen) with an extremely vague request for a guest blog post on your site — from an unknown person or site?  It may or may not mention a backlink. It may or may not mention payment. What is this about? How should you handle it? In a twist that shocks no one, I’ve got thoughts.

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November 2019 Mailbag

It’s time for the November mailbag episode. Molly and I answer questions on self-publishing, staying anonymous, how we write as much as we do, and more! In this episode: How to develop a consistent...