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

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6 Ways to Be Consistent With Your Brand

Branding isn’t a dirty word, and it doesn’t have to mean any of the negative things you might believe of it. We’ve discussed this before, and your brand is simply how you represent yourself...

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How Your Partner Feels About Your Smutlancer Life SL019

John Brownstone (my husband and Dominant partner) joins me for a discussion about how your partner might feel about and react to your smutlancer life. If what you’re creating or writing about includes them,...

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What is Your Why?

Have you ever asked yourself why? Why am I writing sex toy reviews at midnight? Why am I obsessed over sharing details of my sex life or selling this product or educating the sex-curious...

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The Things You Should and Shouldn’t Do SL018

A huge thanks to Cara Thereon — one of my favorite people — for unintentionally inspiring this podcast episode. She started a discussion on Twitter about the practice of commenting on blogs and how...

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Writing About More than Sex to Jumpstart Your Writing Career SL017

If you’re here, I assume you either want to be a smutlancer or consider yourself one already. Creating content about sex is what this site is about, and it’s a personal passion of my...

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7 Questions to Ask Before You Quote a Price

Some gigs you take have a set price — sponsored posts, banner ads, consulting fees, etc. If you’ve determined it’s work you’ll do, and you’ve figured out how much you want to make, it’s...

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Who Are You Writing For? SL016

The question came up, in a recent conversation, about who we write for. Do you write for yourself or your audience? Me? I write for both. Sometimes at the same time, and sometimes exclusively...

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When Can I Charge More Money for My Work?

The first question a smutlancer (or any freelancer, let’s be honest) asks is, “How much should I charge for my work?” It’s an imperfect science, but we’ve discussed it before here and here. Once...