Organizing Your Freelancing Life


As a self-employed individual and freelance writer, you’re often tasked with juggling several projects at once. When each project is in a different phase (research, transcribing, writing, editing, rewriting), how do you manage your time?
You’ll need a couple of…

Do’s and Don’ts Of Working With Publicists


Whether you’re covering an event, interviewing a celebrity, or writing a story on a corporation, there will come a time when you have to work with a publicist. While some would argue that a journalist should try to avoid working…

Writing For The College Crowd


There are about 18.2 million students enrolled in college in the United States (according to the National Center for Education Statistics), and most of them know how to read (we hope). That means there are millions of college students who…

How To Make Your Pitches Perfect


As a freelance writer, you have to be a strong salesperson. Maybe the strongest salesperson of all—because you are selling yourself. When pitching an editor, you need to sell not only your story idea, but yourself and your work.