May 16, 2023
In some important ways, it doesn’t matter what your job is when somebody you care about dies.
In today’s episode, we look at ways you can use writing to process your emotions and communicate love and loss, or to support somebody else who is in mourning.
We also discuss the practical challenges of freelancing...
May 9, 2023
Some thoughts on writing and pitching together, trying new things, and how timing your work sessions gives you useful data.
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May 2, 2023
One great idea element can be developed into so many different kinds of stories for noncompeting audiences. Listen to my interview on the Do Good Work Podcast, where Raul and I talk about pitching, freelancing, flexibility, generating original ideas, exploring creativity, inspiration, and more in a slightly different...
Apr 25, 2023
Black lives matter, today and every day. This is not always reflected in the media.
Today we look at how an anti-racist approach to reporting helps us get closer to the real truth of what is happening in the stories you cover. An anti-racist approach works both in stories that explicitly cover racism, as well as...
Apr 18, 2023
What is your freelance writer business model? What are the skills you need to get you to the next point? Do you prefer to improve your weaknesses or your strengths? What skills are you actively developing right now?
I’ve chosen not to pay too much attention to some skills (like spelling) that seem like a no-brainer to...