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The Freelancer’s Toolkit: Turning Writing Into a Business with James L. Sutter (Session Two)

You like the idea of writing for hire, but you don’t know where to start. Or maybe you’ve started freelancing, but aren’t sure how to level up your business. Never fear! After 15 years earning a living solely through games … Continue reading

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The Freelancer’s Toolkit: Turning Writing Into a Business with James L. Sutter (Session One)

You like the idea of writing for hire, but you don’t know where to start. Or maybe you’ve started freelancing, but aren’t sure how to level up your business. Never fear! After 15 years earning a living solely through games … Continue reading

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The Freelancing Life – Pitching An Idea

Last week I got to head into Seattle to watch part of a photo shoot for an article I’ve done for a local magazine – very exciting! But I wanted to talk about what it took to get to that point, because I think it underscores some of the problems with freelancing. It would be lovely if all a freelancer had to do was sit on their rear and spew verbiage onto the page. Unfortunately, there’s a lot of other stuff that gets in the way. Continue reading

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Teaching Blogging

WIth Trailmeme, the central metaphor is “trails” of links, which you can annotate. So I’ve used the outline from my Blogging class to collect my Delicious links on the topic. Here is the Blogging 101 “trail”. A cool feature of Trailmeme is the ability to discuss links – please feel free to make suggestions and/or forward the link along. Continue reading

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For Your Amusement

I was working on this a few months ago and set it aside for when I had more time, but thought people would find it amusing. Continue reading

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