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Tag: Writing Tips
Writer’s Market Website Now Owned By Penguin / RandomHouse
So… Penguin/RandomHouse bought writersmarket.com… The directory can no longer be accessed online at least for the time being. Do yourself a favor and go on Amazon and buy the 2020 edition now for $21.
How to Make Word Your Bitch
Here’s how to make MS Word your bitch so your editor won’t fucking hate you!
Answered: Your Most Burning Question about Cold Emails as a New Freelancer
Cold emails aren’t necessary to become a successful freelance writer. Don’t fall for that shit. Read this first.
Why “Making Time to Write” Is a Bullshit Excuse (And You Know I’m Right!)
The idea of “making time to write” is bullshit…and you know I’m right. Here’s what the problem really is…
The Quick Cure for Pigeonholes
What can you do if a potential client pigeonholes you instead of taking the time to learn whether you’re a good fit as a freelance writer?
Tip for Those Who Hire Freelance Writers
Hey everyone! Today, I have a tip for those who hire freelance writers. That tip is this: freelance writers can’t read your mind. If there’s something specific you want highlighted in your blog or in your web page content, you need to ensure that your freelance writer knows. This is equally true during the editing […]
Hey, Kids, This One’s for You!
I have the honor of (gently) editing a full-length YA novel that an old friend of mine sent me. His daughter wrote it. She’s a teenager. The other day when I stopped by a birthday party for my friend’s now two-year-old daughter, I was approached by another teenage girl who knows what I do. She […]