Archive for the ‘Features’ Category

The Born Freelancer Takes a Good Look at Taking a Good Look


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This series of posts by the Born Freelancer shares personal experiences and thoughts on issues relevant to freelancers. Have something to add to the conversation? We’d love to hear from you in the comments. The single greatest asset we freelancers possess [Read the full article…]

The Born Freelancer on Stepping Out of Your Comfort Zone: Busting The Myth


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This series of posts by the Born Freelancer shares personal experiences and thoughts on issues relevant to freelancers. Have something to add to the conversation? We’d love to hear from you in the comments.   Some of the most frequently accepted [Read the full article…]

Celebrating Asian Canadians helps counter virus-related hate crimes


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By Eva Zhu For CWA Canada In 2002, the federal government signed a declaration that designated May as Asian Heritage Month, with the goal of giving citizens an opportunity to recognize and celebrate Asian Canadians and their contributions to helping [Read the full article…]

Myriad Ways to the Book Publishing Market – Part One


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by Steven Threndyle Most magazine writers and newspaper journalists think about writing a book at some point in their careers. Maybe it’s a deeper dive into a story that was part of a feature package, or a biography of an [Read the full article…]

The Born Freelancer Says Goodbye to 2020


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This series of posts by the Born Freelancer shares personal experiences and thoughts on issues relevant to freelancers. Have something to add to the conversation? We’d love to hear from you in the comments.   I can’t imagine there is anyone [Read the full article…]

The Born Freelancer on Best Advice Received, Ever


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This series of posts by the Born Freelancer shares personal experiences and thoughts on issues relevant to freelancers. Have something to add to the conversation? We’d love to hear from you in the comments.   One of the best pieces of [Read the full article…]

How to avoid editors’ pet peeves


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If you’re wasting an editor’s time in this era of hectic schedules and reduced resources in the media industry, you’re also wasting your own time.

The Born Freelancer Reflects on Reviews


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This series of posts by the Born Freelancer shares personal experiences and thoughts on issues relevant to freelancers. Have something to add to the conversation? We’d love to hear from you in the comments.   September. For some, a beginning – [Read the full article…]

Review: Two books that will boost your storytelling skills


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by Michael Strickland An increase in my pulse rate accompanies the uptick in my attention. I missed that the first time, in the fall of 2019. Now, less than a year later, I’m watching for the subtlest of changes. I [Read the full article…]

The Born Freelancer on Knowing When to Leave the Party


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This series of posts by the Born Freelancer shares personal experiences and thoughts on issues relevant to freelancers. Have something to add to the conversation? We’d love to hear from you in the comments.   In my last column I wrote [Read the full article…]