4 Reasons Your Pitch Was Declined (That Have Nothing to Do With You)

Rejections happen. The other day I got a note back from a pitch request that said my idea was declined. That’s it. No explanation. My…

Do the Work: Stop Hoping and Start Connecting, Pitching and Writing

If I could summarize the number one take away from the hundreds of posts on this website that relate to landing, finding and crushing freelance…

Stop! Before You Pitch that Publisher, Tackle These 3 Tasks

There’s something about a new year that fuels our ambition to fill those freelancing schedules. Am I right?   Enter, article pitching. After the popularity of…

Pitching Paralysis: Writer Friend, You Are Not Alone

  Pitching takes guts. Even after 20+ years of brainstorming article ideas and sharing them with publishers, I still get butterflies in my stomach. They…

How Often Should a Freelance Writer Pitch Story Ideas?

Pitching puts you top-of-mind. Sending article ideas to your favorite publishers and clients is akin to staying in touch with friends. If you don’t hear…

Get More Writing Jobs By Pitching Article Ideas

Write what you want. It’s what we all dream of as creators, especially when getting bogged down in generalized ho-hum writing assignments. Imagine digging into…