How Do I Get Paid to Write About Sex or Anything Else?

How to get paid to write about sex or anything

A kink friend of mine, who recently started her own blog, emailed me with a seemingly simple question, and I’m not sure I’ve ever answered it succinctly here. Not that I’m sure I can now, but we’ll try. The Question How do I get started as a paid writer? Was it hard for you to…

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Dealing with Fear SL023

episode 23 of the Smutlancer podcast about dealing with fear

Fear seems to be on my mind this week. First a blog post (link below) and now 35 minutes on the topic in the podcast. We can’t always conquer fear, but we can learn how to run through, work around it, and deal with it. I hope these tips help you deal with your fear.…

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6 Ways to Stop Worrying About Being Wrong and Publish Your Content Anyway

6 Ways to Stop Worrying About Being Wrong and Publish Your Content Anyway

When you write or talk about sex, sexuality, and gender, there’s almost always someone waiting in the wings to tell you how wrong you are. They’ll tell you your topic is disgusting or you’re using the wrong words. Maybe they’ll throw some social media hate your way, making it feel like the entire world thinks…

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4 Reasons Not to Delete Blog Posts (and 3 Reasons You Should)

Reasons Not to Delete Blog Posts and Reasons Why You Might

From the very first, let me say, of course you can delete any blog post you want from your website. It’s your website! But before you do, I just want you to think about why you’re doing it. Based on your business and content goals, it’s not always a good idea. In the interest of…

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How to Take Small Steps to Achieve Your Big Goals SL022

how to use small steps to achieve long term goals

I never feel like I’m going enough or that I’ll ever reach my own goals, and I know other smutlancers feel the same way. Part rant, part ramble, here are my tips for how to take small steps to keep moving forward to achieve your big goals — especially when it seems like you’ll never…

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On Editing Old Blog Posts

on editing old blog posts

Girl on the Net recently asked a fascinating question — should you edit old blog posts to “fix” or (more nefariously) “hide” opinions you no longer hold? She makes a good case for why you shouldn’t and also why you might be tempted. Anxiety is a bitch, y’all. But her post (and the Twitter convo…

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6 Resources I Love For Entrepreneurs and Smutlancers

resources for smutlancers and entrepreneurs

Disclosure: There are a few affiliate links in this post. If you make a purchase, you help support this site and my coffee addiction.  I consume a lot of resources these days, constantly trying to find the inspiration to stay in the dream-building, goal-achieving state of mind. Because let’s be real…this shit gets tough. The…

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You Do What Others Won’t SL021

episode 21 of The Smutlancer podcast discussing what makes you unique

When I found myself recording multiple podcast episodes in the midnight hour between Monday night and Tuesday morning, I started thinking about all the things you and I do to make our dreams a reality. It was time to celebrate it — and I may or may not encourage you to play a silly “drinking…

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Small Victories That Keep You Writing by Mr. Oh

guest blog post by Mr Oh about celebrating small victories

My name is Mr Oh – Making Repetitive Originality Happen – and I’m one of those writer, author type people who likes to write books in his spare time. I’ve been doing it for a long time, 17 years in fact. And in that time, I’ve managed to write and release 11 individual projects that…

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What is HARO?

A brief explanation of HARO - Help a Reporter Out - for smutlancers

Have you heard of HARO aka Help a Reporter Out? From a writing perspective and promotional perspective, it can be a helpful tool. But first, you have to know what it is and how it works. HARO for Writers and Journalists If you’re a writer or journalist who wants to use credible, authoritative sources in…

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