Podcast by Linda Formichelli
15. Don't Know Everything About Writing Yet? Good.
You're afraid to pitch your freelance writing services until you know everything there is to know about pitching and writing. The bad news is, you'll never know it all. The good news is, understanding this and embracing the beginner's mind frees you to experiment and figure out what works for you. In this podcast, you'll get the facts and motivation you need to get started now, no matter how much—or how little—you know.
14. Why You Should Be Happy When a Client Quits
You know whats the worst? When you go to pitch a client you love, and you find out that they've left the company...and in their place is someone who doesn't know you from Adam.
Except that it's actually not the worst—it's the best! I explain why that is and how to turn one freelance writing job into two.
13. BREAK THIS RULE - Most writers have drinking problems
Why are writers pegged as heavy drinkers? Diana Burrell of Renegade Writer Press explains why this is—and what it means for us writers—in this excerpt from the upcoming third edition of The Renegade Writer: A Totally Unconventional Guide to Freelance Writing Success.
12. You're Writing Too Much
You may be losing out on freelance writing jobs by sharing too much information with your prospects. Here, I share how over-sharing can hurt your career, why we do it, and how to know if you're guilty of writing pitches with TMI.
11. How to Narrow Down Your Niche
You've probably heard that writers who specialize can command higher fees. But what niche should you choose? Whether you're just starting out, or have been writing for a while and want to increase your earnings, here are some ways to choose the most profitable specialty for you...from niching by topic to letting your niche choose you.
10. How a Rude Comment Turned into a $500 Article Assignment
When you're irritated, stop complaining. Instead, transform your problem into a way to help readers...and a way to land more freelance writing jobs. I'll show you how I did it, and how you can, too.