The Smutlancer: Writing about sex and getting paid to do it

August 2018 income report for Kayla Lords, the smutlancer and sex writer 2

Smutlancer Monthly Income Report: August 2018

I’m not going to lie to you — putting out my income and expenses onto the internet leaves me feeling extremely vulnerable. Last month I went through an anxious, rage-y thing (in my head,...

episode 31 on smutlancer podcast on creating a path to reach your smutlancing goals 0

Creating a Path to Reach Your Smutlancing Goals SL031

I’m not gonna lie. This week’s episode has me feeling vulnerable and emotional. It’s also longer than normal. Basically, my imposter syndrome is all over the damn place. But I hope it’s helpful and...

episode 30 is about finding the balance of our social media presence as a smutlancer 0

Social Media Use and Presence — How Much is Enough? SL030

I’m back from a convention that wasn’t about business but purely about fun. Even though I’m going through con-drop, I’m also re-evaluating my relationship with social media. Not just as a private individual, but...

episode 29 of the smutlancer -- we all start at the bottom 0

We All Start at the Bottom SL029

This week’s episode is a bit rambling, likely a lot ranty, and in my defense, I was tired, lol. Okay so that’s not a good reason, but it’s one of those weird topics where...

figuring out if you're on the right track with your smutlancing goals 0

How to Tell If You’re on the Right Track

A big thanks to Amy of Coffee and Kink for inspiring this particular post. We had a good Twitter conversation (as we often do) that got me thinking. Knowing if you’re on the right...

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How Good Self-Promotion Works

Earlier this week, I talked about why your self-promotion tactics might not be working, and there are a lot of ways to promote yourself so that you get attention. But how should it work,...

episode 28 of smutlancer podcast discusses getting comfortable with self-promotion 0

Getting Comfortable with Self-Promotion SL028

This week, I’m going with a theme — self-promotion. On Monday we talked about what’s not working, and on Friday, we talked about what good self-promotion looks like (links below). Today, though, let’s focus...