From Editor to Freelancer: Tips From Both Sides of the Assigning Desk


After serving for a year as editor of a start-up weekly newspaper/digital media company in northwestern New Jersey, I was informed in early May that the company would be shutting down. Over the years, I have held freelance writing positions…

From Coffee Shop To Office: Professionalizing a Highly Caffeinated Environment


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…