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The Resource The essential guide to freelance writing : how to write, work, & thrive on your own terms, Zachary Petit

The essential guide to freelance writing : how to write, work, & thrive on your own terms, Zachary Petit

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The essential guide to freelance writing : how to write, work, & thrive on your own terms
Title
The essential guide to freelance writing
Title remainder
how to write, work, & thrive on your own terms
Statement of responsibility
Zachary Petit
Title variation
  • Freelance writing
  • How to write, work, & thrive on your own terms
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
So you want to be a freelance writer. Great! But now you're faced with a laundry list of questions: Should I freelance full time or part time? Should I write for magazines, newspapers, or online markets? How do I dream up the perfect article idea, and how do I pitch it successfully? How do I negotiate contracts, foster relationships with editors, and start getting steady work while avoiding financial panic attacks and unpleasant ulcers? The Essential Guide to Freelance Writing won't just show you how to survive your freelancing writing career--it will teach you how to truly thrive
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Petit, Zachary
Dewey number
808.02
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • handbooks
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  • Journalism
  • Freelance journalism
  • Authorship
Target audience
adult
Label
The essential guide to freelance writing : how to write, work, & thrive on your own terms, Zachary Petit
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Battling-- and Besting--the Basics Freelancing, defined / how to figure out what type of freelancer you want to be / how to get to know your markets -- ch. 2 Ideation Vacation How to come up with sustainable ideas for successful articles -- ch. 3 The Dreaded Platform Discussion How to dress your career for success, from navigating websites and social media to using stylebooks -- ch. 4 Finding a way in How to break down the door of a magazine (or at least crack it so you can whisper in) / a guided tour of a magazine / how to write for The New York Times right out of the gate -- ch. 5 Pitch Perfect How to query / who to query / how to get your query read / real queries that did---and didn't---work -- ch. 6 Talking the Talk How to prepare for an interview / how to interview in person, over the phone, and via e-mail / how to deal with problem sources / how to interview celebrities (even Miley Cyrus, for better or worse) --
  • Contents note continued: ch. 7 Walking the Walk How to write front-of-the-book content, news articles, magazine feature articles, profiles, Q&As, and more -- ch. 8 The Men and Women Behind the Curtain How to work with editors / how to survive editors / how to thrive with editors -- ch. 9 Mostly not Boring Business Basics How to negotiate contracts / how to know what you should be paid / markets you should avoid / the terrible subject of taxes -- ch. 10 30... being, well, a conclusion
Control code
000056404032
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
233 pages
Isbn
9781599639055
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
The essential guide to freelance writing : how to write, work, & thrive on your own terms, Zachary Petit
Publication
Copyright
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
  • still image
  • text
Content type code
  • sti
  • txt
Content type MARC source
  • rdacontent
  • rdacontent
Contents
  • Machine generated contents note: ch. 1 Battling-- and Besting--the Basics Freelancing, defined / how to figure out what type of freelancer you want to be / how to get to know your markets -- ch. 2 Ideation Vacation How to come up with sustainable ideas for successful articles -- ch. 3 The Dreaded Platform Discussion How to dress your career for success, from navigating websites and social media to using stylebooks -- ch. 4 Finding a way in How to break down the door of a magazine (or at least crack it so you can whisper in) / a guided tour of a magazine / how to write for The New York Times right out of the gate -- ch. 5 Pitch Perfect How to query / who to query / how to get your query read / real queries that did---and didn't---work -- ch. 6 Talking the Talk How to prepare for an interview / how to interview in person, over the phone, and via e-mail / how to deal with problem sources / how to interview celebrities (even Miley Cyrus, for better or worse) --
  • Contents note continued: ch. 7 Walking the Walk How to write front-of-the-book content, news articles, magazine feature articles, profiles, Q&As, and more -- ch. 8 The Men and Women Behind the Curtain How to work with editors / how to survive editors / how to thrive with editors -- ch. 9 Mostly not Boring Business Basics How to negotiate contracts / how to know what you should be paid / markets you should avoid / the terrible subject of taxes -- ch. 10 30... being, well, a conclusion
Control code
000056404032
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
233 pages
Isbn
9781599639055
Isbn Type
(paperback)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations

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