Why You Need a Writing Mentor and Where to Find One

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No matter where you are in your freelancing career, everyone needs a little help sometime. Finding a mentor can be a good way to break you out of your regular working routine and electrify your mind with new ideas and…

Ebyline’s Database of Journalist Associations and Freelance Writer Resources

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All freelance journalists need a little help sometimes. Maybe you’re searching for that right source, or perhaps you’re looking for some professional development? As a benefit to freelance journalists and copywriting services, Ebyline has compiled a database of journalist associations;…

Why Using a Smartphone as a Recorder is a Bad Idea

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One of the most common questions that I’m routinely asked by new journalists and investigative article writers is what recorder I use to tape interviews. I actually have two small portable Olympus digital recorders (WS-300M and an Olympus LS10) that…

How to Survive a Break Up with a Freelance Writing Client

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It happens to the best of us. The worst happens. Despite our good intentions and noble efforts, a client “cans” us. Or we decide, due to creative differences, that working with someone is not in our best interest.
Parting of…

How to Become A Freelance Foreign Correspondent

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Being a foreign correspondent is one of the most romanticized jobs in the journalism world. The thought of breaking news in far off countries and meeting fascinating other cultures is nearly irresistible to journalists who seek adventure. Ebyline freelancer Beth…

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