Source It’s frustrating, isn’t it? Life as a struggling freelancer is hard enough. You send out pitch after pitch, scrambling to get a hold on the writing markets. Squeezing your fingers into every little crack you come across, praying it’ll be the handhold you can use to hoist yourself into the future. And then you come across a job posted by THAT client. You know the one I’m talking about. Your dream client. The big fish. “This is the one,” you tell yourself. “If I can just get through to this ONE guy, I can free up some financial breathing [Read more…]
Everyone has a big idea for a TV show, but only a few of the hundreds of pitches network executives hear will ever make it onto the small screen. In such a competitive market, how do you make your concept stand out from the crowd, and how do you get it in front of the people who can give you a green light? Follow the steps below, and you have a shot at standing out from the crowd. Come up with an original idea – Networks have heard the same stories again and again, so make sure you are [Read more…]
I believe that one reason writers aren’t in higher demand is our collective shortcoming in marketing our gifts and their value. We have a tendency to wait until people see a need for us when we should be telling them why we’re so damned valuable. When you’re rainmaking, that’s exactly what you’re doing.