As a creative writer, you’re versatile. You’re skilled at weaving narratives that are compelling and inventive. When you’re in the zone, it feels like the words just flow from your fingers and onto the page… well, except when writing your own portfolio. Sound familiar? You’re not alone – sometimes, the hardest writing to do is the kind promoting yourself and your own skills. Yet, it’s an essential task if you want to make a living as a creative writer. To help clear up the writer’s block that can happen when creating your portfolio, take a look at these five creative writing portfolio examples.
Stories in Freelance Writing
In this month's installment of freelancer profiles, we talked to Annie Ridout, a champion who, quite literally, wrote the book on how to juggle motherhood with the demands of being a freelance mom.
In this series, we ask successful freelance writers from different disciplines to share their personal experiences, tips and tricks on how they've been able to stay in the game.
Tomky’s byline has graced the pages of some of the most auspicious and well-read food and travel publications on the market: Saveur, Food and Wine, Serious Eats and the defunct Lucky Peach.
I started working remotely from coworking spaces abroad for the first time last year – and the results have been extraordinary. Here are the five biggest professional benefits I’ve experienced from my time as a digital nomad.
At a time when the industry is becoming increasingly automated with reports generated by computer algorithms, the only assurance journalists have for now; the one distinctly human trait that can’t be automated; is the capacity to empathize with a fellow human being and share their story with others.
When your work gets published, you may find that it differs considerably from what you submitted. Are you making the same mistakes over again?