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Networking
A veteran writer shares his top lessons for freelance writers.

Lessons for freelance writers

Here’s what this veteran freelancer learned after offering to help other writers with their careers.

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Pat Jordan
Pat Jordan. Photo by Index-Journal, Greenwood, S.C.

An interview with Pat Jordan

The legendary magazine writer and A False Spring author has written for himself since 1970 – and he’s having more fun than ever.

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Calling sources
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The benefits of calling sources

Jeff Pearlman, the best-selling sports author, has a mantra I have made my own: Make the extra phone call. A story is only as good as the color and the quotes you acquire; you have to talk to people. I realize this is a daunting request to ask writers, many of whom – including myself … Read More “The benefits of calling sources”

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Freelance writing 101
Follow the lessons in this article to find success freelance writing. Image by Ilyafs/Shutterstock

Freelance Writing 101

New to writing for hire? Take this hard-earned advice and run with it.

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Ignoring others
Stay focused on your own career path instead of worrying about everyone else’s achievements.

Focus on your own writing career

Ditching your career timetable and ignoring others’ accomplishments is hard – but absolutely essential to your sanity.

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Dreading mistakes
All writers dread making mistakes in print.

How to cope with making mistakes

Every writer’s worst nightmare is finding an error in print…but it happens, often, and to the very best of us. Here’s how to cope.

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College Graduation
Pete Croatto offers advice to recent college graduates looking to start a writing career.

From college graduation to freelance writing

For the new college graduate, freelancing is a wonderful option to start writing. But you’ve got to think beyond the classroom.

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