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The Writing Coach Podcast with Rebecca L. Weber

Apr 25, 2023

Black lives matter, today and every day. This is not always reflected in the media.

Today we look at how an anti-racist approach to reporting helps us get closer to the real truth of what is happening in the stories you cover. An anti-racist approach works both in stories that explicitly cover racism, as well as...

Apr 18, 2023

What is your freelance writer business model? What are the skills you need to get you to the next point? Do you prefer to improve your weaknesses or your strengths? What skills are you actively developing right now?

I’ve chosen not to pay too much attention to some skills (like spelling) that seem like a no-brainer to...

Apr 11, 2023

It’s common for the lede to get buried in the draft (and sometimes final) article. 

In pitches, it can happen twofold: first there’s a tendency to take up a half a screen of nonessential small talk (“Hope you’re well”), and then even in what is supposedly the main pitch, there’s often excessive background...

Apr 4, 2023

Every three months marks a turn of seasons, and a refresh of the financial quarter. It’s the perfect time for an evaluation. 

Pausing to review and reflect on what’s actually happened allows you to plan from a more grounded place.

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