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Freelance Writing: How to Deal with Rejection

Freelancers, particularly those new to the game, have to deal with rejection, sometimes on a daily basis. Having your story pitch rejected or ignored is an inevitable part of the freelance writing life, but it can still be hard to deal with some days. One of the most important freelance writing tips is having a … Continue Reading

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Freelance writing – is there still a career in it?

This is the question I’m asking myself at the moment. I’m taking stock of the media landscape and the world of freelance writing and editing after 10 years as a staff journalist. Freelance writing is not unfamiliar to me. I’ve spent almost 20 years working in the media and during that time I’ve worked freelance … Continue Reading

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Best Brainstorming Tips

As a freelance writer, you’re only really as good as your last story in a way. And what does that rely on? Brainstorming. But we’ll get to that in a minute. First to your ideas. It might sound a bit harsh and scary to say you live and die by your ideas, yet in some … Continue Reading

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Productivity Hacks for Freelancers and Creatives

Love a productivity hack? I know I do. I love hack list of all types, even though I may not use them all. I just stash them away in Evernote for later. A few simple tips to boost productivity and banish procrastination, coffee optional. There are two ‘Ps’ of work, whether that is freelancing or full-time office job. … Continue Reading