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The essential guide to freelance writing : how to write, work, & thrive on your own terms

Author: Zachary Petit
Publisher: Cincinnati, Ohio : Writer's Digest Books, 2015. ©2015
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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"So you want to be a freelance writer. Great! But now you're faced with a laundry list of questions: Should I freelance full time or part time? Should I write for magazines, newspapers, or online markets? How do I dream up the perfect article idea, and how do I pitch it successfully? How do I negotiate contracts, foster relationships with editors, and start getting steady work while avoiding financial panic attacks  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zachary Petit
ISBN: 9781599639055 159963905X
OCLC Number: 927491358
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 233 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: By way of introduction --
Battling, and besting, the basics --
Ideation vacation --
The dreaded platform discussion --
Finding a way in --
Pitch perfect --
Talking the talk --
Walking the walk --
The men and women behind the curtain --
Mostly not boring business basics --
30 --
Appendix: the best stuff that wouldn't fit in the book proper.
Responsibility: Zachary Petit.

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Quit your lackluster day job, and live the life you've always wanted.Filled with insider secrets, candid advice, and Zachary Petit's trademark humor and blunt honesty, The Essential Guide to  Read more...

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"Funny, useful, and yes, essential." --A.J. Jacobs, New York Times best-selling author, editor at large at Esquire magazine, NPR commentator, and columnist for Mental Floss magazine"Zachary Petit is Read more...

 
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