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Considering a career in freelance writing? Already a freelancer but seeking practical, solid advice on the basics of the business? Get a Freelance Life is the complete guide to all aspects of a freelance writing career, straight from the creators of mediabistro.com—the nations most connected, authoritative source for media professionals.

Learn how to:

• Write compelling pitch letters

• Network with the best in the magazine and newspaper industry

• Understand the freelance market and detect its changes

• Self-edit and rewrite your work

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With plenty of insider advice and tips from the most successful freelance writers and editors in the country, Get a Freelance Life is a must-have resource for turning your freelance gigs into a full-fledged writing career.

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The experts at mediabistro.com, the popular online media community, provide freelance writers of all stripes with a must-have guide to successfully navigating the world of freelancing.

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Margit Feury Ragland worked as an editor at Womans Day, Family Circle, Walking, Cornell, and Natural Health magazines before leaping headfirst into a successful freelance career. Her work has appeared in publications such as Self, Fitness, Health, Marie Claire, Parenting, and the Boston Globe.

Laurel Touby is the founder and CEO of mediabistro.com.

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holcomb.cindy, May 5, 2007 (view all comments by holcomb.cindy)
I am currently beginning my freelance career. This book is ideal for learning how to get started - and to help yourself decide if you have what it takes to be a freelancer!
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ISBN:
9780307238030
Foreword:
Touby, Laurel
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press (CA)
Foreword by:
Touby, Laurel
Foreword:
Touby, Laurel
Author:
Ragland, Margit Feury
Author:
Touby, Laurel
Subject:
Writing Skills
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
Freelance journalism
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Reference/Writing
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Publication Date:
20060431
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General/trade
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English
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320
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8.18x5.58x.70 in. .57 lbs.

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