Tag: communication

A messy business

Some jobs turn ugly. In an ideal world, freelance writing is a straightforward process. Something like this: a) Client + defined requirements < writer’s experience and abilities.b) Client + writer’s abilities + time = satisfied client + promptly paid writer (+ recommendations). However, as every freelancer knows, a client’s ideas about what they want can be …

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Right to (a) Reply

I don’t often do requests, but a fellow writer who has browsed this blog recently took me to task. He said I was being less than honest about those agents and publishers which have been a little tardy, neglectful or outspoken with their communications. I maintained – and still do – that it’s not only …

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