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Freelance Writing Success Stories…

Writing is a Drug! By Shaunna Privratsky

Writing is a Drug! By Shaunna Privratsky

You know you are in the zone when the physical world drops away, when you are no longer hungry or thirsty or tired or depressed. The magic of the world you are creating takes over...…

Using Girl Scout Lessons to Win a Paying Gig – by Pamela V. Cain

Using Girl Scout Lessons to Win a Paying Gig – by Pamela V. Cain

As a Girl Scout Leader for 12 years, one of the things we teach young Brownies during cookie season is to know your products and then to ask for the sale. No one will buy those delicious Tagalongs if you don’t ask. We also teach them to have responses for rejections. It’s all part of the Girl Scout motto of “Be Prepared.”…

Writers, Got Mood Swings? You Can Profit From Them! by Wendy Hobday Haugh

Writers, Got Mood Swings? You Can Profit From Them! by Wendy Hobday Haugh

People have mood swings. It’s a fact of life. So, why not put them to good use in your writing? I was furious, stunned, and bereft years ago when my first husband left me. But, right away, my writer’s brain kicked in. I vowed to make the most of my situation by writing about it and garnering some much-needed income.…

From Poetry Readings to a TV Pilot! by Lawrence R. Berger

From Poetry Readings to a TV Pilot! by Lawrence R. Berger

I met a woman who was looking for screenwriters. She liked one of my poems, and offered to help make it into a screenplay. Little did I know at the time but her method for doing this was to teach me how to write screenplays. I’ve since written five, we've sold a TV pilot, and one of our screenplays has been optioned. I can’t stress enough the importance of having a mentor.…

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