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The Wealthy Writer
How to Earn a Six-Figure Income as a Freelance Writer (NO KIDDING!)
by Michael Meanwell
Writer’s Digest Books, 2004
$18.99 paperback, 320 pages
About the Book
The choice to begin a freelance writing career was the easy part—now how to be successful is the challenge. How do you set up and run your business productively? What high-paying markets are out there that you haven’t explored? The Wealthy Writer has the answers you need to reach the most lucrative markets and become a profitable freelance writer.
This nuts-and-bolds guide will show you how you can write stronger, do business smarter, and make more money faster. Author Michael Meanwell walks you step-by-step through each facet of running your own freelance business by offering:
- Comprehensive guidance on setting up and planning your business, handling contracts, protecting your work, dealing with clients, balancing home and work, and more
- Case studies and templates for getting your business started
- Detailed information on markets that pay well, including corporations and writing for the Web
- Writing advice such as how to beat writers’ block for greater writing efficiency
In addition, Meanwell includes thorough instruction and useful examples for writing newsletter, direct mail, speeches, Web site copy, press releases, e-books, e-zines, and ad copy. With The Wealthy Writer, you’ll discover the practical, real world advice and examples you need to target, capture, and service clients in the hottest markets and earn that six-figure income.