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7 Tips for Interviewing Sources Via Email

No matter what writing project I work on—an article for magazine, a blog post for a university website, or even researching to write a book—some sources just prefer to answer interview questions via email. While interviews in person or via

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6 Practical Tips to Improve Your First Draft

As an editor, I’ve seen writing that runs the gamut from copy in a really rough state to writing that’s quite polished with few errors. No matter what you’re writing—a book, a marketing brochures, or an email blast—a rougher work

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Best Blogs for Freelance Writing Newbies

When I first started freelancing I turned to blogs of men and women who had “been there, done that” to get advice on starting my freelance business. Today, I continue to read many of these blogs to stay inspired and

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3 Common and Easily Correctable Writing Mistakes

A large portion of the work I do involves editing other people’s writing. Through editing work for various clients over the years, I have noticed many common mistakes that writers at all organizations make. Whether it’s a book project or

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