From the monthly archives:

June 2008

How Important Has Being “Forgettable” Been to Your Success?

June 29, 2008

Say you had some home fix-it project that you hired someone to take care of, because you’ve just got too much going on. You’re thinking, he’ll show up, get the details, and then he’ll go to work. You’ll go back to your to-do list until an hour or so later, when he calls to you [...]

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What Commercial Writing Pearl Would You Share As a Guest Blogger?

June 23, 2008

I pride myself on being able to write “multi-tasking” copy – like the headline above. Yes, this post is both a call for guest bloggers and a call for great commercial freelancing business subjects/ideas/strategies in your comments. I gotta say, I’ve truly been blown away by the brilliant, wise, and insightful blog commentary from you [...]

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“Financial Self-Sufficiency As a Freelance Writer (STILL?) in Six Months or Less”??

June 12, 2008

Okay, need some input here. As you all know, the subtitle to The Well-Fed Writer is “Financial Self-Sufficiency As a Freelance Writer in Six Months or Less.” When TWFW came out in 2000, that subtitle was no hype. After all, I was paying all my bills through commercial freelancing less than four months after hanging [...]

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Even Seasoned Scribes Fret Over “Just-Turned-In” Copy…

June 4, 2008

I recently got a note from a fellow FLCW and friend of mine up in New York. Here’s what he wrote: Peter: Do you sometimes anguish over the waiting period, after you’ve submitted work to a client and then anticipate their thumbs-up or thumbs-down response? As I write these words, I’m waiting on a client [...]

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