Coaching and Consulting, Writing and the Writer

7 Newsletters for Freelance Writers

One of the main questions my freelance writing coaching clients ask me is: "Where can I find writing jobs?" There are several answers to this, of course. But one of the simplest? "Subscribe to newsletters!" They can be a great source of job listings and information on writing contests, and often they also provide tutorials,… Continue reading 7 Newsletters for Freelance Writers

Coaching and Consulting, Writing and the Writer

How Do You Become a Freelance Writer?

You may have already been told that you have a knack for expressing yourself, and you probably already have a certain amount of writing experience. Maybe you even blog or have already had some of your writing published otherwise. In other words, let's assume you are familiar with the basics of writing. So, you want… Continue reading How Do You Become a Freelance Writer?

Coaching and Consulting, Writing and the Writer

Was ist eigentlich ein Texter/eine Texterin?

Der Beruf Texters/Texterin deckt ein weites Feld ab - theoretisch alle Arten von zu erstellenden Texten. Man spricht beispielsweise von "Songtextern" bzw. "Liedtextern" oder auch "Comic-Textern", doch klassischerweise bezieht sich der Begriff "Texter" in erster Linie auf die Werbebranche. International ist in dem Fall auch von einem "Copywriter" die Rede. Die klassischen Werbetexter Texte für… Continue reading Was ist eigentlich ein Texter/eine Texterin?

auf Deutsch, Coaching and Consulting, Organization and Productivity, Writing and the Writer

Die Ein-Satz-pro-Tag-Strategie

So manche von uns haben Phasen, in denen wir beim Schreiben eher langsam vorankommen, und wir werden immer wieder ganz neidisch ehrfürchtig, wenn wir etwas über die scheinbar typischen Arbeitstage anderer Autorenkollegen lesen, die Stunden und Stunden schreiben können und dabei tausende Worte an Content produzieren - und das täglich! Das Problem ist nicht, dass… Continue reading Die Ein-Satz-pro-Tag-Strategie

Coaching and Consulting, Writing and the Writer

All within Reason (aka “The Ripoff-Artist”)

Imagine you are the chef and owner of a rather decent restaurant. One day, you read a post by somebody who is looking for a good meal, a special multi-course meal. This somebody, they have a rough idea about what they want to eat, they even have drafted a recipe but need a pro to… Continue reading All within Reason (aka “The Ripoff-Artist”)