Ten years after the iconic bookstore chain Borders closed its doors for good, one bookseller looks back at how his time spent there ultimately helped his career – and his self-worth.
Any freelance writer can get a book published if they think of it like landing a pitch.
How do we work and stay sane? By sticking to what got us here.
The bylines in high-profile pubs are nice, but savvy freelance writers owe their careers to sturdy, dependable work that may escape the masses.
The battle against legislation that would jeopardize freelance writers’ careers is not over.
Ready to nail your first interview? Here are pro tips to get you started.
Tips from freelancers making it work.
It’s easy and inexpensive, plus it will make you feel good. What’s not to love?
Freelance writing is frequently stressful and enervating. When that happens, you have to remember why you’re here.
It’s all about learning from your mistakes – repeatedly.
Becoming a successful freelance writer means mastering both emotional and financial components.
Taking a trip behind enemy lines reveals an ally in a crazy professional world.
You’re doing OK. Really.
Preserve your writing career and your sanity with this advice.
Writing while parenting is no easy feat. Here’s what new parents need to know.
The follow-up email is a staple of freelance writing life. A big part of mastering it? Knowing when to stop.
Here’s what this veteran freelancer learned after offering to help other writers with their careers.
The legendary magazine writer and A False Spring author has written for himself since 1970 – and he’s having more fun than ever.
Money matters. Make sure you’re getting paid what you deserve.
New to writing for hire? Take this hard-earned advice and run with it.
Here’s what a writer should do, when they hear “You know what you should do…” advice.
Ditching your career timetable and ignoring others’ accomplishments is hard – but absolutely essential to your sanity.
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.
For the new college graduate, freelancing is a wonderful option to start writing. But you’ve got to think beyond the classroom.
Here are the warning signs you should be looking for if you think it may be time to let go of one of your freelance clients.
As a freelance writer should you be a generalist or a specialist? Here is a new take on the debate.
You can’t write all day, every day. Here are 11 activities to help you shake things up without losing any momentum.
Learn how to apply the rules of dating to your freelance writing career.
Save time and make money with these tips.
Learn how to stand out from the crowd with these 8 tips to get an editor’s attention.
“What do you do?” How to answer this deceptively difficult question.
The Internet is full of classifieds calling for writers. How many are too good to be true?
It takes more than talent to keep you writing.
What to expect when you’re expecting – and you’re juggling a busy freelance career.
What can a freelancer do when there’s no work to be had?
The writing community is shockingly gracious and helpful. Don’t test its limits.