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I’ve talked about research a few times on this page, but today I thought I’d talk about a more concrete problem, specifically, “If I’m in a work situation, which sources do I use in specific circumstances?” The weasel-word answer, unfortunately, … Continue reading
I dropped out of my reporting job at Spaceflight Insider (SFI) three years ago–not because of any wrongdoing, but because my various freelance contracts in the aerospace business were starting to interfere with my ability to write stories for SFI. I … Continue reading
One challenge I encounter when I do freelance writing for solo entrepreneurs, small businesses, and nonprofit organizations is an assumptions gap. This gap can create problems early or later in the relationship, depending on how quickly the problems arise.
I spent the first year and a half of my freelancing life taking any job I could find. Some of it was work I wanted, some of it wasn’t. I was not particularly adept at marketing myself as a solo … Continue reading