Learn the art and business of freelance writing from a veteran freelancer and former Washington Post editor.
Want to become a full-time freelance writer or start a rewarding side hustle? Elizabeth Chang, a former Washington Post editor, and Nevin Martell, a veteran freelancer, will teach you techniques and tips from both sides of the craft. You’ll learn how to write winning pitches, shape memorable stories, cultivate long-term editorial relationships, manage the business, and oversee a complicated schedule.
Live video conference: This workshop will be held via our online video conferencing platform, Zoom. You can view brief tutorials on using the platform here. On the start date or the day before, participants will receive an email with login info (please check your spam if you don’t see it).
In this workshop you’ll learn to:
- Write winning pitches
- Shape memorable stories
- Cultivate long-term editorial relationships
- Manage the business
- Oversee a complicated schedule while maintaining your mental wellbeing
- Participants should expect to complete a short homework assignment before each class.
- All reading materials will be provided.
Who should take this workshop?
- This workshop is designed for writers looking to build a freelancing practice.
If you need an accommodation for this workshop, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will attempt to fulfill all requests, but advance notice is necessary to arrange for some accessibility services.