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The Writing Coach Podcast with Rebecca L. Weber

Jun 28, 2022

Six months into the year, let’s reflect on, and possibly revise, your annual goals. 

What you’re telling yourself about hitting—or not hitting—milestones impacts your ability to reach your goals. What are you working on believing about yourself? 

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WCP 160 Freelance writing goals:...

Jun 21, 2022

Sara Cincurova is a freelance human rights journalist from Slovakia, focusing on migration, conflict, human rights, humanitarian issues, and women's rights.

She has written for The Guardian, BBC News, The New York Magazine, Al Jazeera English, Der Spiegel, Foreign Policy, The HuffPost, The New Humanitarian, Women's...

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When a freelancer says that they feel like they’re going backwards, often they’re hyperfocusing on a small piece of data instead of larger trends (e.g. a couple of weeks/pitches vs. quarters/years); or they’ve changed an important variable (e.g. pitching more competitive publications for the first time vs....

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Are your emails annoying your editor? Are you sending too many followups? Too many story ideas? Are all your messages getting on their nerves?

If your pitches are half baked, poorly written, and an overall bad fit for the publication, it really doesn’t matter how many you send. You can’t send lousy pitches and...