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Tackle Tax Season

Even seasoned freelancers can make mistakes – or miss opportunities – when filing taxes. Follow these tips to get the most out of your tax return.

By Kelly James-Enger | Published: February 24, 2013

5 tips for following up on queries

You’ve carefully researched the market, polished your query letter, and sent it into cyberspace. Now comes the hard part: waiting. Fortunately, many writers find that a tactful, well-timed follow-up can significantly boost their chances of landing the assignment. Just ask Steph Auteri, a freelance writer, editor and career coach based in New Jersey, who says, …

By Susan Johnston | Published: August 6, 2012

25 tips to sharpen your writing

Want to learn some ways to strengthen, energize, clarify and trim your works? Here are a few tricks of the trade from a Writer editor

By Ronald Kovach | Published: June 12, 2012

Regain the wonder

A surprising key to unblocking and unlocking inspiration was revealed to one writer in the pages of children’s books

By Dawn Goldsmith | Published: April 11, 2012

Travel that pays

Check out the writer’s useful pegs for salable articles—and make sure you don’t forget the photos.

By Kayleen Reusser | Published: October 29, 2011

How top freelancers do it

Successful freelance writers share practical tips for staying busy in the current economy (part 5 of 5)

By Debbe Geiger | Published: September 29, 2011