The Scribophile Writing Blog
by Holly Jennings • 6 comments
You're probably a very interesting person. Make sure it shows in your writer's bio.
When applying to any freelance writing job, you need to include a writer’s bio in your query letter or cover letter. For some reason, I find writing my writer’s bio a most daunting task, even now that...
by Justin C. Key • 2 comments
You want to be a writer. Until then, what?
Disclaimer: This will probably resonate more with our younger writers. If you want to be a writer, what does that really mean for your lifestyle? Your career? You can’t graduate from high school or...
When self-editing, our eyes and minds often team-up and cause us to see things that aren't there.
Editing your own work is tricky business, because often times you don’t see what’s on the page, but see instead what you intended to write. Then, eventually, when you give your story or article to a f...
by Holly Jennings • 4 comments
Avoid these freelance writing pitfalls.
A client contacted me last week and offered me some work. She was one of my very first clients, and as a naïve beginner, I accepted a job from her for very little money. She continued to offer me work...
by Justin C. Key • 4 comments
....has a twin.
Think of your favorite story. It can be a book, a TV show, a movie, maybe even a mother goose tale (okay, well maybe a mother goose tale won't really work with this post and you'll see why later). Qui...
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