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 recently 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…

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Writing About More than Sex to Jumpstart Your Writing Career SL017

episode 17 Smutlancer podcast discussing vanilla writing

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 own. But I wouldn’t be the freelancer I am without the vanilla content that pays the bills. For anyone else who…

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Who Are You Writing For? SL016

episode 16 of the Smutlancer Podcast - who are you writing for

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 for one or the other. And when you write professionally, you’ve got two other groups to think about — the client…

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How to Calculate Your Rates Part 2

how to calculate your rates part two

In part one, we talked about some of the higher level issues to consider when you calculate your rates. If you haven’t read that one yet, click here and get yourself up to speed. That information will be useful for the second part. That being said, if you’re really impatient to have a firm number,…

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How to Calculate Your Rates Part 1

how to calculate your rates part one

I started writing this piece and realized I had 1500 words written with more to say. While I’m probably gaining a reputation around here for being a bit…wordy (pardon the bad pun), I don’t want to overwhelm you either. Calculating your rates is a big job. It’s not set in stone, and you can (and…

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