Become a Successful Freelance Writer with I.J. Schecter
Businesses offer some of the most rewarding, creative and lucrative opportunities available to freelancers today-and breaking in can be easier than you think. Freelance writing is a business like any other - to succeed, you need a mix of skill, hard work, perseverance, and perspective. This collection combines the popular tutorials of bestselling author and sought-after freelancer I.J. Schecter that can help push your freelance career forward!
Pumping Up: Applying the Rules of the Gym to Your Writing Career
Learn how you can take the principles of the gym and apply them to your everyday routine to write more consistently, produce better work, submit more tactically, and keep your writing taut and muscular.
You and the Page: The Freelance Writing Game
This Tutorial takes you inside the world of freelance writing, offering practical guidance, real-life examples, and indispensable lessons gleaned from two decades as a professional, full-time freelance writer.
Building Bridges: How to Establish and Maintain Positive, Productive Relationships with Editors and Publishers
Learn how to forge positive connections with the key influencers in the publishing landscape and develop them over time in a way that is reciprocally creative, continually productive, and mutually rewarding.
Forward Movement: The Proactive Writer
From practical matters like submitting smartly to insider tips about how to generate compelling ideas , this tutorial offers detailed techniques for pursuing new opportunities and getting ahead of the game in the ongoing effort to find work and get published.
Phantom Scribe: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ghostwriting
I.J. Schecter throws back the curtain to explain how ghostwriting works, where the assignments come from, and how to make the most of ghosting opportunities, not only via books, but also in areas you might not have thought to pursue.
Plagued by Posting: How to Not Let Social Media Take Away Your Writing Time
Social media may seem like a fierce competition ground with no rules of engagement, but it can be your ally. Get smart about using social media to build your brand, gain followers, and grow your readership, while still keeping the writing where it should be on the priority list: at the top.
Breaking Into Corporate Writing
No matter what kind of writing you've done so far, if you're a good storyteller who can communicate well, you're already qualified for the job! This webinar will show you exactly how to get it. The perfect outline on breaking into corporate writing.