Writer’s Digest University is pleased to present an exclusive virtual conference for freelance writers! On November 3 and 4, our Freelance Virtual Conference will provide expert insights from SIX accomplished freelance writers and authors on the finer points of freelance writing. Spend the weekend learning the business of freelance writing. Learn what you need to succeed as a freelance writer including a proper understanding of the writing landscape, specific tips and techniques for gaining traction and getting ahead, how to get assignments that pay, and much more.
I’ll be teaching Session 5: Success Strategies for a 6-Figure Freelance Writing Business
Freelance writing success depends as much on solid business systems and practices as it does on great writing. In this session, author and entrepreneur Sage Cohen will share the top five success strategies she’s used to build and sustain a six-figure writing business for 20+ years. From managing time, money, and projects to building your brand, customer base, and presence in the market, you’ll learn how to lay a foundation of productivity and prosperity for your writing business. So your best writing can fund your best life.
More about the conference and the amazing experts presenting!
Experience the education, camaraderie, and opportunities provided by a live writing conference without ever having to leave your home!
All participants will benefit from:
SIX all-new, one-hour webinar presentations provided by accomplished freelance writers and authors*, all examining different aspects of freelance writing. Each session will include an opportunity for live Q&A with the speakers!
A critique (with written feedback) of your query letter.
The ability to network with other freelance writers via discussion boards that will be open throughout the weekend. Share ideas, and even your work if you choose.
Unlimited OnDemand viewing! All conference sessions will be made available for download in the week following the live presentations. Even if you can’t attend every session live, you will be able to view each lecture on your own whenever you choose.
Learn Valuable Techniques to Succeed as a Freelance Writer
*Our conference schedule is designed to provide the kind of education that all freelance writers can use to take their work to the next level. The following sessions are confirmed for the event. Click on the “Conference Schedule” tab for the complete details on our lineup.
Breaking Into Magazines: 5 Things You Need to Know by Kerrie Flanagan This session covers five things you need to know to find success in the magazine world that include innovative ways to gain insight into a publication, the process of magazine writing, and tips on writing an effective query.
Crafting an Effective Nonfiction Book Proposal by Jane Friedman In this session, writers will learn three questions every book proposal must answer; what part of the proposal most writers mess up, and why it’s one of the most important areas that agents and editors examine; how to make writing the proposal an easier process from the start to finish; how much of a platform writers need to secure a book deal from a big New York house; and the most common weaknesses in nonfiction book proposals.
Finding Unexpected Income for Freelance Writers by C. Hope Clark In this session with Funds for Writers founder C. Hope Clark, writers will learn how to think creatively in becoming freelance writers—thinking outside the norm in landing those connections, finding gigs, and making life become nothing but opportunity for their freelance writing businesses.
How to Succeed as a Freelance Writer: Everything You Need to Know by Naveed Saleh This session will explore the essential components to becoming a successful freelance writer.
Success Strategies for a 6-Figure Freelance Writing Business by Sage Cohen In this session, author and entrepreneur Sage Cohen will share the top five success strategies she’s used to build and sustain a six-figure writing business for 20+ years.
12 LinkedIn Marketing Secrets for Freelance Writers by Carol Tice Never got a good client from LinkedIn? Let’s change that! Freelance writing business coach Carol Tice will share step-by-step instructions on how to create a LinkedIn profile to get good prospects calling YOU.
Pitch Your Freelance Writing Query to Robert Brewer
Join us for the live event and have a chance to get written feedback on your query letter from Robert Lee Brewer, Senior Content Editor of the Writer’s Digest Writing Community. He’s been an editor on the Writer’s Market series of books for more than 18 years, judges writing contests, has spoken at writing events around the country on publishing, writes a column for Writer’s Digest magazine, blogs on WritersDigest.com and WritersMarket.com, edits a weekly newsletter, acts as the Writer’s Digest Online Conference Director, and participates in several other fun writing- and publishing-related tasks. Follow him on Twitter @RobertLeeBrewer.
Register now to join us for this unique online event!