So you’ve decided to pursue your career as a freelance writer, but you have no idea where to start. We’ve all been there. It’s considerably easier to find work when you have…
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Whether it’s an article or a book or just a sentimental email to a loved one, you’ve probably experienced writer’s block. It’s real, and it’s frustrating. I once read that what separates…
Dr. Juli Fraga is a San Francisco-based psychologist and health writer whose work has appeared in the Washington Post, The New York Times, The Atlantic, The Guardian, and Quartz.
“Rejections can be disappointing, but I don’t take them personally. It’s part of the process.”
Jackie Lam has written for Mental Floss, Investopedia, Forbes, Frommers, Business Insider, and more.
“Having a decent emergency savings and building a tribe, a strong support network of fellow freelancer writers, has been everything.”
Quinisha Jackson-Wright has written for the New York Times, The Muse, and The Financial Diet.
“Consistency is key. If you do one thing every day to build up your freelancing business, you’re making progress.”
It can be tough to find writing jobs whether you’re a new or established writer. Here’s where, and how, to get started.
Noah Davis has written for The New Yorker, Sports Illustrated, The Verge, The Awl, Men’s Fitness…
“You should be paid for your work—don’t forget that that’s a goal—but writing for free isn’t the worst thing in the world as long as there’s a benefit.”
A client asks for your freelance writing rate, and you have no idea how to respond. Here’s a guide to help you figure out what to charge.
Ever wondered about the difference between a copyright, trademark, or patent? As writers, we need to protect our intellectual property. This interview, originally on Take Risks Be Happy, explains the legal principles…
Rejection and criticism are made to be pesky roadblocks on the way to bigger and better things, but it would be a lot more productive if we thought of them as pit stops: places to reflect, recalibrate, and improve.
“When you’re settling somewhere completely new, it challenges you to sort things out by yourself.”
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