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  • Published: 15 July 2006
  • ISBN: 9780307238030
  • Imprint: Crown
  • Format: Paperback
  • RRP: $24.99

Get A Freelance Life


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Write Your Own Check

Considering a career in freelance writing? Already a freelancer but seeking practical, solid advice on the basics of the business? Get a Freelance Life is the complete guide to all aspects of a freelance writing career, straight from the creators of mediabistro.com'the nation's most connected, authoritative source for media professionals.

Learn how to:

– Write compelling pitch letters

– Network with the best in the magazine and newspaper industry

– Understand the freelance market and detect its changes

– Self-edit and rewrite your work

– Manage tight deadlines

– Negotiate contracts

– Survive the financial ups and downs of the freelance life

With plenty of insider advice and tips from the most successful freelance writers and editors in the country, Get a Freelance Life is a must-have resource for turning your freelance gigs into a full-fledged writing career.

  • Pub date: 15 July 2006
  • ISBN: 9780307238030
  • Imprint: Crown
  • Format: Paperback
  • RRP: $24.99

About the Author

Margit Feury Ragland

Margit Feury Ragland worked as an editor at Woman’s Day, Family Circle, Walking, Cornell, and Natural Health magazines before leaping headfirst into a successful freelance career. Her work has appeared in publications such as Self, Fitness, Health, Marie Claire, Parenting, and the Boston Globe.


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