Closing the Door on the Content Mill

Is online freelance writing a waste of your time?

woman sitting on couch in front of laptop with bottle of alcohol
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I can think of few jobs that I dislike more than online freelance writing.

Growing up in rural mid-Michigan, I spent my summers as a teenager picking pickles. That’s right — pickles.

Now before I continue, please don’t start debating whether I picked “cucumbers” or I…



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Linda Kowalchek

Linda Kowalchek

Member of the typewriter generation. I write about the writer’s journey, relationships, and things that happened to me. Reach me at