March 22nd, 2022 9:30 PM

Oh my gosh you guys!
This took longer than I thought it would, but I got the website updated to include some of my original poems. I really hope you like them!
I already have some stuff posted in the writing excerpts, but I thought you guys deserved better than screenshots. As I learn more about WordPress (and avoid my NSFW work), I decided to use my newfound knowledge to expand the content I offer for viewing!
If you decide you like the content you’re seeing and want some for yourself, I also updated my commissions page (packages and pricing) to include my hourly rate and mini commissions. All of these can be found on my linktree as well!
Linktree link: https://linktr.ee/RosePetalWritings
Thank you guys for taking a look at the update, and I hope you all enjoy seeing new content from me in the future!

Much love,
Olivia

March 19, 2022 7:30 AM

Ha, you guys thought I was done 😏 That’s right, I’m back and I’m making updates!
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I’m keeping most of it under wraps until I’m finished, but just know that it means you guys will get more content out of me!
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I could always use support in the forms of likes and shares, but I also am accepting commissions! Consider sending me a message or an email (olivia.rosepetalwritings@gmail.com) to get your quote today!

Much love,

Olivia πŸŒΉπŸ’œ

March 12th, 2022 5:20 PM

Hey guys!

So, I want to start off by apologizing for the unannounced break I’ve taken from social media. I’ve been scrolling a bit, liking and sharing here and there, but haven’t been posting nearly as much as I used to. I’m terribly sorry for that because you guys come here for content and it just hasn’t been there for you.

But! Next order of business. I’m looking to do a pretty big episode for the podcast to 1) Make up for not posting in February, and 2) To tackle a really difficult topic with writing and with the state of the world. I want to tackle writing about tragedy and grief.

A lot of people have been jumping on the Ukraine popularity train for multiple reasons, not all of them in support of Ukraine. I am running a bit of a freelance promotion right now where I’ll donate part of the commission price (you set it, minimum of 25%) to the IRC. However. I’ve seen people use the hashtags meant to garner support for Ukraine as a means of promoting their products which are completely unrelated.

I want to say this makes me sick. It really does. Yes, you want to use popular hashtags for SEO and algorithm benefits. But keep your tags relevant and do not. DO. NOT. Use tags meant to support others in need to promote an unrelated product. It’s unethical, immoral, and wrong.

I’m looking for someone to guest star on the podcast with me for this episode, but I do have some guidelines. I want someone who has written/researched about tragedy or grief, its effects on the brain, or perhaps even someone trained in psychology relating to the grieving process. I do not want to spread misinformation about this kind of thing due to what’s going on with the world right now.

Anyway. After that heavy discussion. This blog post will (hopefully) hold you over until I can get the podcast recorded and uploaded. Until then, take care of yourselves as needed, watch the dumb cat videos to give yourself some good feels, and take a break from social media as needed.

Much love,

Olivia πŸ’œπŸŒΉπŸŒ»πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦

February 20th, 2022 1:30 PM

Tis the…noon..ish…of the third day! You’ve got hours left to commission me at half off! Any commissions ACCEPTED/QUOTED after that time will be charged full price!

Much love,

Olivia πŸ’œπŸŒΉ

PS, at some point I’ll be writing some REAL blog posts, work has just been taking some adjusting! Thank you guys so much for your patience and kindness πŸ’œ

February 8th, 2022 7:00 PM

I’ve got some time, so I’m back to working on that sweet ‘n’ spicy monster story!
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Don’t forget that I have a sale ongoing, half off my entire commission price! Check out my linktree for your special gift today!

Much love,

OliviaπŸ’œπŸŒΉ

February 6th, 2022 11:55 PM

I love love, you guys, so I wanted to offer something really special for Valentine’s day! Half off my commission prices!! This includes Mini Commissions, Standard, and Packages! I’m only offering this for two weeks, so get it before it’s gone!

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….I’m also going to ignore the heart attack I got from a picture falling in my room just now 😭

Much love,

Olivia

January 10th, 2022 6:15 PM

Guys, guys, guys!
I don’t have any exciting freelancing news, but I do have an announcement! I got a job working full-time for Members 1st Federal Credit Union! I’m not sure how much I can say about my job, but it does mean I’ll be less active on socials compared to before. You’ll mostly see me in the evenings or in the really early morning before my commute. I’m not disappearing for good, I am still accepting commissions, it’s just going to be a little more quiet the majority of the day. Thank you all for your continued support and hopefully I’ll have something exciting to share soon!
Much love,
Olivia πŸ’œπŸŒΉ

January 6th, 2022 9:00 PM

Hey guys!

I’m a lot more active on my Twitter. If you want to keep up with me and see what I’m up to more often, follow me @rosepetalwriter on Twitter!!

Much love,

Olivia πŸ’œπŸŒΉ

December 26th, 2021 8:45 PM

I’m gonna leave this here and say that anyone who is under 18 cannot, CANNOT, commission adult-only content! I know it’s an issue for other writers in the genre so I am nipping it in the bud. Adults, feel free to commission multiple stories from me. I may send cookies to you as thanks.

Much love,

Olivia πŸ’œπŸŒΉ

December 22nd, 2021 8:45 AM

Okay, this is really soon after my last post but I asked it on my social media and just had to get feedback here too. What are your thoughts on vampires and, specifically, their fangs?
As you’ve probably seen from my excerpts page, I’m working on a vampire story called Vampyres Across Time. I’m very excited for it and have put a lot of research into it and that research continues. This includes how I want to portray my vampires.
So, what this means is I’m getting scientific. I don’t want people getting confused as to how my vampires drink blood or anything like that, so I want to know. Biologists, cryptozoologists, and fellow weirdos, how would vampire fangs work for you?
On Instagram, my brother had a very good idea, but I want to collect more to decide where I want to take it. Right now I’m liking his because it’s very similar to the vampire bat, named due to their diet of blood. So take that as you will, look them up because they’re awesome little creatures, and let me know what you think in the comments!
Much love,
Olivia

December 21st, 2021 7:30 PM

You guys, I think the best Christmas present is so many people viewing my site πŸ₯ΊπŸ˜­ I’m so grateful for each visitor I get. Even if I don’t get a commission, every visitor means that I’m being seen and brings me one step closer to finding that perfect client. I don’t post a lot on the blog here and I do apologize for that, but absolutely feel free to follow me on social media or, if you’d like to see something else become of this blog, send me an email with suggestions!
In the meantime, my holiday special is currently running for 3 more days! It’s going to run until midnight on December 24th, which is this Friday. Get your commission at a discounted price or be doomed to wait another year (or pay full price 😱)! Thank you guys again, seriously, y’all are amazing.
Much, much, MUCH love,
Olivia

December 16th, 2021 1:30 PM

Sup, guys! I’m back, sorry I haven’t posted in a while, but I have news! My holiday special is running until Christmas Eve, December 24th. You can get 30% off of my commission packages and 15% off of regular commissions. Hop on over to my Linktree or send me an email to talk commissions!
I also made the second episode of my podcast, Rose Petal Musings! You can find it on Anchor.fm, Spotify, and YouTube. This episode talks about writing and music and features my friend Hannah Middaugh! Give it a listen, send one of us (or both of us!) a commission, and don’t forget to have an awesome holiday season.
Much love,
Olivia

November 22nd 2021 4:45 PM

You guys!! I am so excited to announce that I have officially put out a podcast on Anchor and Spotify called Rose Petal Musings! You can also find episodes on YouTube. I plan on discussing all things writing. How to get started, how to get inspired, and how to publish! Check it out, give it a listen, and let me know what you think!
Much love,
Olivia

November 14th, 2021 10:30 PM

Hey, all! I’m very excited to announce that I have had my FIRST ever commission from Step Zero Creations! I wrote a template for my friend Ian’s product descriptions for SZC’s Etsy shop and it was a fantastic time for all! I’m THRILLED that he also left a review, which you’ll find below with the other review from Paige! Check it out and maybe consider hiring me for your next writing project!
Much love,
Olivia 🌹

November 3rd, 2021 6:30 PM

Oh? What’s this? Yes! I updated my website yesterday. Sorry about jumbling everything around and changing some colors, except I’m not because I’m super proud of it. It took me like three hours of fine-tuning guys please…
For real though, thank you guys for the support and love I’ve gotten thus far! It means the world to me whenever I get a new follower, a new like, or a new comment. It means I’m being seen and, as a freelance writer, that is SO important. I don’t want to spam people with ads because honestly, who really follows/listens to those anymore? It sucks and it costs money, more than I’m willing to spend right now. So thank you, any and every one of you that reads this. That takes the time to even look at my website. I love and appreciate every single one of you and you make me do a happy dance.
Much, much, MUCH love,
Olivia πŸ’œπŸŒΉ