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How to Write an Author Bio That Makes You Stand Out

As you build your writing portfolio, you’re likely dedicating a lot of time to choosing the right clips. But there’s another very important part of your portfolio that many writers regrettably treat as an afterthought: the author bio.  Your author bio is the first thing viewers will look at when arriving to your online portfolio. …

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How to Create a Strong Editor Portfolio (in 6 Easy Steps)

There are some writing jobs that don’t lend themselves well to the format of a traditional portfolio. Editing, for example, is one of them. To create a strong editor portfolio, you need to do more than show off your prowess for correcting grammar and polishing syntax; you need to demonstrate your analytical approach to developing a story and coaching a writer through it. To create a winning editor portfolio, follow these six steps…

How to Build a Personal Website (And Your Writing Career)

What’s the first thing you do when you meet someone new and interesting? If you’re like us, you go home and Google them to learn more. The freelance writing world is no different; your online reputation helps readers learn more about you and assists prospective clients in deciding whether to hire you.  Thus, if you …

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The 6 Best Freelance Writing Job Boards (without the B.S.)

Becoming a freelance writer takes hustle, organization and perseverance. You’ll need to build a portfolio, seek out gigs and manage your workload to keep a steady flow of income. Rarely do all the pieces fall into place all at once.  For most freelance writers, building up to a full-time income is a process that takes …

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