By Carol Tice. You've got a great story idea, and think you've found the perfect magazine to send it to. There's only one problem: you have no idea if that magazine ever uses freelance writers — or if they do, if there's any pay ...
Writing in Games: It's Much More Than Narrative IGN More often than not we associate 'good writing' with well-crafted story content and entertaining text or dialogue, and while this obviously isn't a negative thing in and of itself, it leaves room...
In an age where the words authenticity and community are used when talking about blogging, where content marketing has elevated writing to almost mythical status, the very idea of a post written by some outsider and then sold to be used on a blog without attribution seems all wrong.
Doctor Who TV Doctor Who: Peter Harness, Jamie Mathieson among series 8 writers Digital Spy UK Steven Moffat will write two episodes of Peter Capaldi's first series as The Doctor, while there will also be episodes by Mark Gatiss, Phil Ford, Stephen...
Five Mobile Apps that Improve Freelance Writing Productivity The Content Standard by Skyword Ah, technology. Certain digital tools can help increase efficiency, while others, not so much (I'm looking at you,Candy Crush).
10 Famous Writers Who Hated Writing Huffington Post Most writers, if not all, whether professional, recreational, or scholastic, hate writing at one point, or, in some cases, every point, in their careers, and their attestations to this can...
A few writer's block tricks of the trade BlueRidgeNow.com Whether we are writing for business or pleasure, we may encounter “writer's block” — the phrase that indicates we just can't get started or we just can't keep going.
Public speaking is easily one of the most anxiety and fear-inducing activities a person can do. Just the thought of speaking in front of a group can be the cause of sweaty palms, the knocking of knees and a gut-wrenching case of nausea.
Book News: Meg Wolitzer To Publish A YA Novel Inspired By Sylvia Plath New Hampshire Public Radio Meg Wolitzer, author of The Interestings, is coming out with a young adult novel called Belzhar (a play on Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar).
The first thing to consider when formulating a contract for a new freelance client is to make sure that the contract can be defended in a court of law. There are six criteria that the contract must meet according to the United States legal system.
Hi Julie, I have a few questions for you about becoming a freelance writer and contributing articles to websites. I suffer from pretty severe social anxiety, and it makes it really hard for me to get a “normal” job.
Freelance Writers: 3 Things I Have Learned in My 21+ Years of Freelancing. Posted: 6/23/2014. Before I get to today's post, I just want to thank all the readers who've enjoyed my posts here on e-Junkie, and who've written in to let me know.
An Interview With Johanna Lane, Author of 'Black Lake:' On Writing Ireland and ... Bustle I find that if I can write in the mornings and then do class prep and grading in the afternoons, that'd work really well.
Before going into freelance writing full time, I spent a number of years as a research biologist. I originally started on that path because brilliant science writers like Stephen Jay Gould and Carl Zimmer had opened up the world of the natural sciences to me with creativity and wit.
While there are several angles to consider for a lead, first let's figure out what to avoid. In general, do not lead with a question because the reader's attention is immediately turned to thinking of the answer.
Content mills are an unfortunate fact of life. I don't recommend working for one forever, but it's a good place to cut your teeth and get some experience. I was hired and fired from one particular content mill in the space of two months.
Harlan Coben: By the Book New York Times The author of “Missing You” and “Tell No One” says most of his classmates probably remember him “more for the basketball I was dribbling than the book I may have been carrying.” ...
Worksop Today Langold: Author Imogen is now an award-winning writer on top of the world Worksop Today And Imogen hopes winning her award will now lead to big changes in her life as her writing career takes off even more.
It's common knowledge that referrals are an effective way for freelancers to get new business. After all, it's easier to sell your services to a potential client if they know someone who is already satisfied with your work. Clients who come to us via referrals tend to be easier to close than those we approach through cold emails and job applications.