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Starting your career as a freelance writer

Author: Moira Anderson Allen
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Allworth Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Starting Your Career as a Freelance Writer, Third Edition, offers a step-by-step guide to launching a successful freelance career. For beginners and experts, full time or part time, Moira Allen explains everything freelancer writers need to know, including how to set up a home office, develop and pitch marketable ideas, approach editors and other clients, and prepare and submit material. In addition, readers will  Read more...
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Allen, Moira Anderson, 1959-
Starting your career as a freelance writer.
New York, N.Y. : Allworth Press, 2018
(DLC) 2017049213
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Moira Anderson Allen
ISBN: 9781621535508 1621535509
OCLC Number: 1006535722
Notes: Includes index.
Description: viii, 359 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Introduction --
So you want to be a freelance writer --
The tools of a freelancer --
Making time to write --
Setting effective writing goals --
From idea to outline --
Exploring the markets --
How to write a successful query --
Creating your first draft --
Personal experience articles --
Conducting research on the web --
Conducting interviews --
The submission process --
Understanding rights and copyright --
Negotiating contracts --
Setting fees and getting paid --
Writing and selling a column --
Writing for newspapers, by Sue Fagalde Lick --
Selling reprints --
Adding photos to the package --
Writing for businesses, by Dawn Copeman --
Social media marketing for businesses, by Dawn Copeman --
Commercial freelancing: where's the money? --
Writing and selling a nonfiction book --
Establishing your online presence --
Social media for writers, by Gary McLaren --
Handling income and expenses --
Keeping records --
Five habits of the effective freelancer --
Full-time freelancing: taking the plunge --
Author bio/contributor bios.
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"An essential read for freelance writers." --The Writer magazine "Packed with invaluable information. . . . The 'extras' Allen offers often distinguish her book from competitors'. . . . This is a Read more...

 
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