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...
Nov 21, 2019
Our online portfolio lets us showcase our best and most relevant work to new editors. Ironically, we’re often most aware of its shortcomings at the very time that we’re trying to move our careers forward. There can be a real disconnect between what we’ve done in the past and what we want to do now and in the...
Nov 14, 2019
How familiar are you with your own process of writing? Do you see writing as a means to an end, or an activity that’s fascinating in and of itself? Do you use it as a time to explore and investigate?
With a product mentality, you’re in an almost constant state of not-there-ness. With a process mentality, you can be...
Nov 11, 2019
This Wednesday, November 13, I'm teaching a free, live masterclass that covers three of the most pressing issues for freelancers who are struggling to get consistent, meaningful work that pays well. I'll share with you:
Nov 7, 2019
How would you describe your relationship with your freelance writing business?
Is it a fling, where you’re 100% focused for brief passionate stints and then sort of forget about it?
Are you in a honeymoon period, where you want to learn more about every aspect of it?
Is it a situation that was sweet once-upon-a-time,...