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Planning for Writers — Why, What, and Methods
Planning for Writers — Why, What, and Methods
May 9, 2017
    This week I conducted a workshop for my local writers group on planning for writers. Since it went so well, I thought I'd share my top points with you here. I have...
Show Your Clients You Care
Show Your Clients You Care
March 11, 2017
  Early in my freelance career I started sending Christmas cards to my most regular clients to thank them for working with me. Then I wondered if, in the hub of all the holiday m...
How to Set Yourself apart from the Competition
How to Set Yourself apart from the Competition
March 11, 2017
  As an executive secretary, a loooong time ago, I learned an invaluable lesson: do everything you can to make your boss successful and you will succeed. As a freelance writer of...
Make Technology Your Friend
Make Technology Your Friend
March 11, 2017
  I started my freelance career without an internet connection. And yet when I started getting assignments, and running back and forth to the library to use its internet became a...
How to Serve Your Client
How to Serve Your Client
March 11, 2017
  Writing is a service profession. When we write content for a magazine, blog or website, we provide a service for our clients. That makes you, and me, servants. Do you hav...
How to Define a Publication’s Audience
How to Define a Publication’s Audience
March 11, 2017
  In a previous post, I wrote that as a freelance writer you need to know your reader. Some aspects of knowing your reader are obvious--the region the publication covers, the top...

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