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The Writing Coach Podcast with Rebecca L. Weber

Jan 30, 2020

It’s possible be a successful freelance writer with a single niche, several related subniches, multiple unrelated niches, or no niche at all.

For most writers, the benefits of identifying and working within a niche outweigh the cons. Changing your niche isn’t going to be what transforms your career: It’s the...

Jan 24, 2020

question, “Why are you the one to tell this story?”

Some people will avoid answering or avoid pitching to avoid an existential freakout: “I’m not the one! They can just let somebody on staff do it instead. I’m not experienced enough and will mess it all up.”

Others use the same cut-and-paste reply for all...

Jan 16, 2020

The freelance journal is a key tool to understanding your process, habits, attitudes, limiting beliefs, and true ambitions. Keeping a narrative record of what you’re doing as a writer and as a freelancer means that you will become more familiar with what you’re doing, how you’re doing it, why you’re making the...

Jan 9, 2020

Many writers say that they always honor their deadlines for clients, yet aren’t accountable to themselves when it comes to marketing or creative work. Maybe you want to pitch more stories, finish your book proposal, or write in your journal every single day.

In reality, signing a contract isn’t what actually makes...

Jan 6, 2020

Register for my new masterclass on confidence this Wednesday.

Doubt and indecision are like kryptonite to freelancers. What would you do in your writing life if you felt more confident right now? Maybe you'd:
+ Make a powerful freelance choice quickly and see it through, without overthinking.

+ Take risks with your...