Lyz Lenz, Cedar Rapids, Iowa

My Career Break: Lyz Lenz

In our latest freelancer profile, writer Lyz Lenz shares how she went from dreaming about a writing career – while holding down a mom blog and marketing job in Middle America – to becoming one of the most respected voices in freelance journalism in the US.

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Squarespace vs Wix: Writing Portfolio Showdown

We’ve selected three online platforms that we think are perfect for writers looking to quickly cultivate an online presence – we’ll be pitting Squarespace vs Wix vs online writing portfolio specialist Clippings.me. So, what platform is best for your specific needs and what should you know before you put your portfolio online?

Empathy: A Journalist’s Most Important Tool

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.