Asking the Right Questions: How To Craft Killer Q&A’s

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Q&As are the bread and butter of so many working journalists and investigative article writers, especially in entertainment-related publishing. They can seem deceptively simple: ask and you shall receive, right? And oftentimes the general consensus is that they’re somehow easier or…

How To Make Your Pitches Perfect

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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.
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Streamlining Your Digital Identity

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What’s in a name? Everything. Yes, it’s that age-old adage again, but for freelance writers and journalists in this internet era, your name really is everything. It is your identity, business, brand, and life. In just a few quick keystrokes,…

From Coffee Shop To Office: Professionalizing a Highly Caffeinated Environment

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One of the first thing you’ll realize as a freelancer is that home and work oftentimes don’t mix. Of course, you’ll try to make yourself a productive writer at the homestead — and for the rare few this is a…

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