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Get a Freelance Life: Mediabistro.com's Insider Guide to Freelance Writingby Margit Feury Ragland
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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.
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.
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