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7 more tips for success as a freelance writer

While there’s no magic formula for success as a freelance writer, there are specific things you need to do to succeed. Here are the key actions that have helped me to advance in my career, and should help you do the same: 1) Build relationships: Nearly every opportunity I’ve had came about because I knew […]

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Media relations 101: Tips for a successful interview with the press

Good publicity is literally something you can’t buy. And an interview with a member of the press is one of your main gateways to good publicity. The problem? When conducting an interview, there’s always the risk that your words will be misconstrued, taken out of context, or used against you to mean something other than […]

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Tips for getting published as a freelance writer

So you’re ready to make the leap and get published in something besides your blog or church newsletter. You’re probably excited, anxious and slightly confused at the same time, overwhelmed by all of the possibilities and wondering where to begin. Having been one of those excited, anxious and slightly confused writers, I have lots of […]

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9 things you need to succeed as a freelance writer

To make a successful living as a freelance writer, you’ll need some key basics in your arsenal. Some of them are tangible and others, not so much, but they’re all necessary to making a steady living in the independent, creative, and sometimes unpredictable world of freelance writing. In no particular order, here’s what I’ve found […]

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