Elna Cain

How Do You Write a Pitch Letter (That’s a Home Run)?

Do you feel like you’re spinning your wheels when it comes to pitching job ads? You go to a job board like ProBlogger, read an ad wanting a health writer that understands the Paleo lifestyle and decide you are going to apply. You spend a few minutes writing your pitch letter, gathering some great sample posts to link to and hit send.

Gaines Arnold

How Do I Tell a Bad Freelance Writing Client from a Good One?

I’m sure anyone who’s worked as a freelance writer for any length of time has had “bad” clients, right? Even if you are new to freelancing you may have run across a few. You know the ones: the scope creeper that keeps piling on the work. Or, how about the dodger that never answers your email and you have to constantly nag them to pay you?