Slow Progress Isn’t a Sign of Failure SL024

Slow Progress Isn't Failure - podcast episode 24

I admit to going on a tangent in this one, but the overall message is pretty clear (hopefully): Slow progress isn’t a sign of failure. No shame if you’re moving at the speed of a sloth, y’all. In this episode: This week’s episode is brought to you by QuickBooks Self Employed. The overnight success probably…

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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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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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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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Saying Yes Even When You Don’t Think You’re Qualified SL020

episode 20 of the smutlancer podcast about saying yes even when you don't think you're qualified for the job

Once you begin to make money as a smutlancer, you’ll start to get offers of jobs that you’re not sure you’re qualified to do. Sometimes you won’t be, but most of the time, your concern will be fear or imposter syndrome. This week let’s talk about why you ought to say yes even when you’re…

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How Your Partner Feels About Your Smutlancer Life SL019

episode 19 of Smutlancer podcast discusses your partner and your career

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, what they think matters very much. But even when you leave them out of your content, a supportive partner can make…

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The Things You Should and Shouldn’t Do SL018

episode 19 about what sex bloggers do and don't need to do

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 to handle it, and she got me thinking. We all believe there are things we should or shouldn’t be doing as…

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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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Just Keep Going SL0015

episode 15 of smutlancer podcast -- just keep going

This week, I turned on the mic with no notes or script but with a message I repeat to myself a lot. And it’s one I’m sure other people need to…just keep going and do the best you can do. Links from the show: Blubrry.com – use code KaylaLords to get one month free! (affiliate…

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