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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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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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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6 Ways to Be Consistent With Your Brand

brand consistency as a smutlancer

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 and/or your business to the world. While we don’t have total control over what people think of us or how they…

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What is Your Why?

figure out your purpose, your "why" as a creator and smutlancer

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 masses? Knowing your why as a smutlancer is as important as knowing your what. Because when things get tough — and…

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What Does Success Look Like?

redefining success as a smutlancer

You can blame Cara Thereon (whom I adore) for this one. We got into an amazing conversation on Twitter about jealousy, comparison, and success. From that, this blog post was born. Too many of us see what other people are doing and ask ourselves, “Why aren’t I doing that yet? Will I ever have that…

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When In Doubt, Be Who You Are

always be yourself

I’m writing this the Sunday before I head to Eroticon 2018. My to-do list for client work and blogging is nearly done. A trip I’ve been thinking about since my return flight after Eroticon 2017 is about to become a reality. This time, my husband (that’s still fun to say/type!) John Brownstone will be with…

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Hacking My To-Do List to Get More Done

making my to-do list more productive

It’s the Friday before Eroticon 2018, and I’ve worked (and am still working) hard to get as much done before I leave as possible. Between client work, blogging, and podcasting, it’s more than I anticipated. Although why I told myself 15 hour workdays were a thing I could just keep doing, I don’t know. I’ve…

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5 Tips for Setting Boundaries With Your Clients

post on setting boundaries in your professional life

I’ll be the first to admit I’m not great at setting boundaries, professional or personal. I say yes too often, and I don’t speak up when things get overwhelming. In personal relationships, I hate to disappoint my friends or let them down. In professional relationships, it’s a bit of the same but with the fear…

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On the Care and Feeding of Your Smutlancer

on the care and feeding of a smutlancer

I’m not exactly young anymore (but I’m definitely not old!), and I’ve finally had to admit to myself that I’m not the same person I was in college. That chick could write until 2am, sleep until 6am, go to an 8am class and stay up until 3am studying the next night. (Yeah, I know that…

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