Category: Smutlancer Life

The smutlancer life can be all encompassing. From imposter syndrome to creating goals, there’s a lot to it.

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Handling Criticism From Your Audience

I’m not sure today’s post offers any solutions or advice. It’s more of a thought exercise. There likely isn’t a single right answer (there usually isn’t). That being said, I’m going to share a...

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How I Organize My Work Day | Smutlancer Process

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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My Word for 2020 is Progress

Progress means forward movement. It might be slow, and it might be circular at times, but it means I’m getting somewhere. It doesn’t look perfect. I’m not on a timeline.

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Setting Goals You Can Achieve

So close to the end of the year, it seemed appropriate to talk about goal setting. We’re not telling you what to goals to set for yourself or how to choose them. If you’re...

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About Those “Guest Post” Emails You Keep Getting

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.

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7 Ways I Use Canva Every Day as a Smutlancer

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.