As human beings on planet Earth, there’s one truism none of us can ever escape — we all make mistakes. I say this as a perfectionist who feels physical pain at the mere thought...
Category: Smutlancer Life
The smutlancer life can be all encompassing. From imposter syndrome to creating goals, there’s a lot to it.
Finding the right process helps me get work done, stay efficient, and not feel like I’m spinning my wheels. It lets me get more done in a day than I otherwise might — without using extra energy or sitting in front of a screen for hours upon hours. With that in mind — and because a few people have asked me to talk about it — let’s dive into my process for organizing my work day.
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The question embedded in my title is as much a reminder to myself as it is a rallying call for fellow creatives. I suspect that viewing rejection as a valuable learning curve only really comes with a lot of time, a heap of success, and a helluva lot of hindsight.
Have you received an email or two (or a dozen) with an extremely vague request for a guest blog post on your site — from an unknown person or site? It may or may not mention a backlink. It may or may not mention payment. What is this about? How should you handle it? In a twist that shocks no one, I’ve got thoughts.
If you’re a writer (smutty or otherwise) you might think you never have to worry about images or graphics. You work with words — writing for clients, running your sex blog, and publishing your erotic writing. But if you’re like me, you might bemoan the fact that you have zero graphics skills. That’s why I love, love, love Canva — I use it so much I pay for Canva Pro.
I love a good routine. Habits, systems, procedures…it all adds up to one thing: predictability. If I know what I need to do (and how to do it) I can get more done. But I’ve also learned that a routine can hold you back. Keep you stuck in doing the same old thing because it’s comfortable, not because it’s what’s best for you.