When Open Government And Big Data Collide

Big Data

Not long ago, journalists who sought to dive deep into government data usually started their investigation with a trip to the local library. Interested in information that government officials want to keep secret? Americans needed to pass laws to make…

The smart advice on how to be a travel writer: think close to home

Kingsport Church Circle

Freelancers who dream of writing about travel are lured by the dream of having big-name publications such as Travel + Leisure paying them to take multi-week vacations to exotic locales where they’ll bask in lavish accommodations. If this you, and…

New Year’s do-over: Freelancer resolutions you should stick to

New Year's do-over: Freelancer resolutions you should actually stick to

You rang in 2013 with writerly enthusiasm and determination. This was going to be the year that you would go after big, bold assignments for top-tier publications. Now that January and February are behind you it’s time to be honest…