Pitching Panel: Tonight in NY!

I’ll be talking about the fine art of pitching (its wonders and horrors) with some other excellent journalists tonight in Midtown NYC at the Professional Journalists in New York meetup. Anyone is welcome, so come on by. More info is here.

Sunday: Free Article-Writing Class at Word Bookstore!

Just wanted to let you all know that I’ll be teaching a free, hour-long class about article writing for Gotham Writers’ Workshop at the excellent Word Bookstore in Brooklyn. I basically run it as an ask-me-anything lightning-round Q&A about article...
Why Writers Hate Marketing and What We Can Do About It

Why Writers Hate Marketing and What We Can Do About It

I wrote yesterday about how much writers hate writing. Obviously that’s a huge problem, and anyone who actually becomes a functioning writer solves it, by definition. If we want to make money at this writing, however, we encounter an even bigger problem: We need...
Need Help With Your Writing Career?

Need Help With Your Writing Career?

Just a reminder of — or for new folks here, an introduction to — my writing coaching packages. The total breakdown: Coaching Packages Some nice words from folks who have worked with me before: I can’t say enough about Jennifer. Her experience speaks for itself,...

Surprises I’ve Encountered in My Writing Career

1. When you’re publishing what you write, someone, somewhere will read it, and someone can be affected by it. This seems obvious, but when you first start writing, it’s usually for yourself. And this usually goes on long enough that it’s easy to...