Posts on writing by Sharon Hurley Hall

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About Sharon Hurley Hall

Sharon Hurley Hall has been mentoring writers here at Get Paid To Write Online since 2005 to help them improve and build sustainable and successful writing careers. Check me out on Feel free to connect with me online on Google+.

Writers, Are You Looking After Your Mental Health?

As a self-employed solopreneur you probably don’t get to take a mental health day when it all seems a bit too much. After all, there are all those bills to pay. That’s why we spend so much time wearing multiple hats and juggling all the tasks that people in a regular business would have lots […]

Changing the Culture of Freelance Writing

Editor’s note: I’m a member of the Writer’s Bridge. Its founder, Darrell Laurant, recently sent us an inspirational piece about how the culture of freelance writing could change. I thought it deserved a wider audience, so here it is.  by Darrell Laurant Architect and philosopher Buckminster Fuller was once quoted as saying: “You never change […]

Domain Name Prize Draw – Winners!

The Get Paid to Write Online Namecheap Domain Name Giveaway (isn’t that a mouthful!) is now closed and we have winners. Drumroll, please: The first prize of 3 domain names (.com/.net/.org) goes to Nick Armstrong. The runner-up prizes of 1 domain name each go to Molly McCowan and Steven J Fromm. Look out for an email […]

7 Business Lessons From a Write at Home Parent

I can’t remember what it’s like to run a writing business without having to think about parenting. That’s probably because I launched the business AFTER I became a mom. But even before that I learned some lessons that still affect my business today. Lesson #1: Becoming a parent blows a hole through whatever passed for […]

Writer’s Giveaway: Win Free Domain Names with Namecheap!

Update: The winners have been drawn! Announcement to follow soon.  Are you an aspiring writer, in need of a website to promote yourself? If the answer is yes, then why not enter this competition for your chance to win some free domain names. Get Paid to Write Online has  teamed up with Namecheap to offer […]