Tag Archives: writing

Covering nursing for 15 years

While doing research for a freelance assignment, I recently interviewed a woman who is a professor of nursing at a prestigious university. After the interview wound down, we got to chatting, and she asked me how long I’ve been a … Continue reading

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Don’t tell me what your interview subject had for lunch

I have a pet peeve when it comes to many profile articles ( that is, an article that profiles an individual for a magazine or other publication). Over the last few years, I’ve noticed that many writers (way, way too … Continue reading

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Where to work when you work from home

So as you all know, we’re expecting a baby around here. The only bad thing about the prospect of bringing home that shiny new addition to our family is that my home office is going to have go bye-bye. The Room Currently … Continue reading

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Is it a good career choice?

One of my tried-and-trusted sources for info on freelance writing is Allena Tapia’s About.com page about freelancing. In a new item, Allena answers the question “Is freelance writing a good career choice for a mother who wants to work at … Continue reading

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Surviving…

So I’ve been reading a lot of blog posts on other people’s writing-related blogs lately, and many of them encourage writers and would-be writers not to forget about marketing themselves, even when they have plenty of work. You never know … Continue reading

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What’s your major?

Allena Tapia recently conducted a useful discussion on her About.com blog about freelance writing. She asked what major is the best major for a fledgling freelance writer. She asked those of us who make a living by freelancing to weigh … Continue reading

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Thanks, Facebook

Everyone in the journalism industry knows how important social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are these days. It’s so well-known that I don’t even read most of the articles written on this topic anymore because hello, not exactly news … Continue reading

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