50, Broke & Scared to Death about Retirement: How I Turned It Around & You Can Too

This year, I turned 50. I’m at a point financially where I never thought I’d be. When Suzi Orman was on, I used to watch her show and sometimes I just wanted to…


I’m on the beautiful Caribbean island of Antigua, ready to get down to another day of work (finishing up my latest romance novel).

For those who don’t know, I’m American, and work on the go a lot — mainly from the Caribbean the last few years.

I’m seriously considering relocating…


The extra $600 that freelancers (and others) got in COVID unemployment benefits expired on July 31st. As of this writing, it doesn’t look like they’re ever coming back.

Congress has been fighting for weeks over what kind of extended unemployment benefits to give to those who are still unemployed.

They…


The following is a guest post on InkwellEditorial.com.

Breaking into the field of freelance writing can seem like a dream come true.

The thought of working from home, or anywhere in the world with Wi-fi is enough to attract anyone who is the least bit interested in breaking free from…


Publisher Note: The following is a guest post. It is the fifth in a series of posts about freelancing during the Coronavirus pandemic. It features stories of …

Those who have turned to freelancing, are thinking about it, or have had their existing freelance business impacted by COVID-19.

The goal…


Freelancers who have had their income impacted by the Coronavirus / COVID-19 pandemic may be eligible for unemployment benefits.

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Freelancing & Unemployment: The Law

On March 27 th, the current administration signed legislation into effect that extends benefits to freelancers. …


Publisher Note: This is the second in a series of posts on InkwellEditorial.com about freelancing during the Coronavirus pandemic.

It features stories of those who have turned to freelancing, are thinking about it, or have had their existing freelance business impacted by the Coronavirus.

The goal of this series is…


Publisher Note: This is the first in a series of posts about freelancing during the Coronavirus pandemic on InkwellEditorial.com.

A new post in the series will be posted every Friday.

Freelancing During the COVID19: About the Series

The series will feature stories of those who have turned to freelancing, are thinking about it, or have had their…


I’m American, but I’ve worked from three different countries in the last four months (not including my own (the USA)).

It’s one of the things I love about being a freelance writer — it allows you to work from anywhere there’s an internet connection.

This past December, I was in…


The following advice was spurred by someone I know who lost their job — a job they’d held for over 25 years.

It reminded me of all the workers currently impacted by the government shutdown going on now. I wanted to share what I told them, because it took me…

Yuwanda Black

I teach freelancers writers how to earn money writing for themselves, eg, self-pubbing, or for clients. Publisher: InkwellEditorial.com. Author of 100+ ebooks.

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