Get a Freelance Life:'s Insider Guide to Freelance Writing (Paperback)

Get a Freelance Life:'s Insider Guide to Freelance Writing By Margit Feury Ragland, Laurel Touby (Foreword by) Cover Image
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Considering a career in freelance writing? Already a freelancer but seeking practical, solid advice on the basics of the business? Get a Freelance Life is the complete guide to all aspects of a freelance writing career, straight from the creators of Mediabistro—the nation’s most connected, authoritative source for media professionals.

Learn how to:

• Write compelling pitch letters

• Network with the best in the magazine and newspaper industry

• Understand the freelance market and detect its changes

• Self-edit and rewrite your work

• Manage tight deadlines

• Negotiate contracts

• Survive the financial ups and downs of the freelance life

With plenty of insider advice and tips from the most successful freelance writers and editors in the country, Get a Freelance Life is a must-have resource for turning your freelance gigs into a full-fledged writing career.

About the Author

Margit Feury Ragland worked as an editor at Woman’s Day, Family Circle, Walking, Cornell, and Natural Health magazines before leaping headfirst into a successful freelance career. Her work has appeared in publications such as Self, Fitness, Health, Marie Claire, Parenting, and the Boston Globe.

Laurel Touby is the founder and CEO of Mediabistro.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780307238030
ISBN-10: 0307238032
Publisher: Crown
Publication Date: April 25th, 2006
Pages: 320
Language: English