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The Writing Coach Podcast with Rebecca L. Weber

Jul 29, 2022

  • Why I went to the library on Monday morning instead of my nature walk
  • Time to check out your library’s updated remote resources
  • Researching publications via the library 

🔗 Mentioned in this episode: 

WCP 1: What’s your problem?

WCP 44: Monday morning on the mountain with Mishka

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Jul 26, 2022

Some freelance projects spiral out beyond the original agreement. Let’s curtail your taking on more and more uncompensated work, or from seeing all your clients as creeps. Today we cover:

  • What scope creep is and what it isn’t
  • Handling the pressure to say yes when you don’t feel like you can say no
  • The...

Jul 19, 2022

When a client reaches out to you for the first time with a freelance assignment, we often call it a fluke. Often we really like it happening, and if it's a good gig we may wish all work happened this easily.

The problem with telling ourselves that we played no part in getting the work is that it means we don't have the...

Jul 12, 2022

When you pitch a story idea, are you inviting the editor to consider working with you? Do you recognize the value of what you’re offering and tempt them?

Or are you asking the editor to give you an assignment? Do you approach the pitch from a place of neediness?

Give/get, push/pull, love/hate … which side do you...

Jul 5, 2022

Once you tap into the power of presenting a story idea (or just about any other writing related project) in a way that connects the dots for the recipient about how it will be relevant/helpful to them, you can bring that frame of mind with you to pitch almost anything. 

I’ve seen Freelance Writer Bootcamp alumni...