Don’t work for free

People often turn to me for advice on developing writing careers, especially freelance careers, which honestly makes me a little bit uncomfortable. It’s not because I’m so leery of competition that I don’t want to provide information to people that would help them enter the industry, but rather that the industry is an extremely hard […]

On Networking

Want to succeed in your career? Network: It’s what everyone tells you to do. Establish connections everywhere you go, make yourself memorable, and treat every interaction as a possible business contact. Work hard to develop and maintain your contacts, take advantage of contacts when they’re offered, and pass them along when it’s feasible to do […]