If you are looking to begin a freelance career (or build upon the one you’ve started), listen to our podcast with freelance expert Zachary Petit. Zac is the author of The Essential Guide to Freelance Writing and has been on both sides of the coin as an editor who assigns work to freelancers and as a successful freelance whose work has appeared in national publications all over the country. Inside this podcast we discuss:
- How to break into to magazines
- What editors want in a freelance writer
- How to develop relationships
- Ways to earn repeat assignments
- And more! (See the bottom of this post)
Robert Lee Brewer and Brian A. Klems explain how to deal with rejection (8:50), discuss how to create and maintain a successful blog (11:15) and talk specifically about how to land freelance writing assignments (especially when just starting out) with seasoned freelancer and author of The Essential Guide to Freelance Writing, Zachary Petit (17:35).