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The Writing Coach Podcast with Rebecca L. Weber

Dec 26, 2019

Applying for scholarships, workshops, grants, and other opportunities can sometimes be daunting: What do the people reviewing this really want to know about you? What can you do to make your application stand out from the rest?

A full scholarship is available right now for Freelance Writer Bootcamp. I talk about how to...

Dec 19, 2019

A big or consistent gap between the work you most want to be doing and what you’re actually doing indicates a lack of right action. Keeping busy or chasing after low-satisfaction, low-paying work isn’t going to resolve the situation. Let’s look at what it means to instead identify the weakest link in your...

Dec 12, 2019

Straight from my inbox: My answers to your questions. Today I’ll be responding to these questions:
+ I was interviewed on the radio about a story I wrote, but I got nervous and it didn’t go well. What can I do differently?
+ How can I plan far enough ahead to have the financial stability of a salary?
+ How can I...

Dec 5, 2019

This week we’re looking at three proven strategies to improve your freelance bottom line. Focus on putting these into place now for a strong end to this year and a strong start to the next one.


If most of your pitches don’t get assigned, or you’re not sending enough out to...

Nov 28, 2019

Anything you read can inform your writing, regardless of genre. Yes, that includes dystopian novels impacting good journalism.

I heard Margaret Atwood speak during her book tour for “The Testaments,” the Booker Prize winning sequel to The Handmaid’s Tale. Today I’m sharing some of her advice for when your...