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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 nation’s 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

• Manage tight deadlines

• Negotiate contracts

• Survive the financial ups and downs of the freelance life

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.

Synopsis:

Experts at the popular online media community offer an insider's guide to what it takes to become a successful freelance writer, with timely advice on how to write compelling pitch letters, rewrite and self-edit, network with key contacts in the industry, survive the financial ups and downs of the freelance life, track expenses, and more. Original. 25,000 first printing.

About the Author

Margit Feury Ragland worked as an editor at Woman’s 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.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307420787
Subtitle:
Mediabistro.com's Insider Guide to Freelance Writing
Publisher:
Three Rivers Press
Foreword:
Touby, Laurel
Author:
Margit Feury Ragland
Author:
Laurel Touby
Author:
Ragland, Margit Feury
Author:
Touby, Laurel
Subject:
Reference : Writing Skills
Subject:
Language Arts & Disciplines : Authorship
Subject:
Writing Skills
Subject:
Authorship
Subject:
Freelance journalism
Subject:
Business-Small Businesses by Type
Subject:
Journalism-Reference
Subject:
Reference/Writing
Subject:
Reference-Writing as a Business
Subject:
Business-Small Business Operations
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
20060425
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
302

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History and Social Science » Journalism » Reference
Reference » Writing » General

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"Synopsis" by , Experts at the popular online media community offer an insider's guide to what it takes to become a successful freelance writer, with timely advice on how to write compelling pitch letters, rewrite and self-edit, network with key contacts in the industry, survive the financial ups and downs of the freelance life, track expenses, and more. Original. 25,000 first printing.
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