Why Money Gigs Are (Almost) Always Better Than Prestige Gigs

By Nicholas Pell

Years back, when I was duking it out for $15 per article, I often dreamed not of riches, but of prestige. My goal wasn't to make a million bucks—it was to be Norman Mailer.

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5 Ways Attending Conferences That Aren’t About Writing Will Help You Make Money

By Debbie Swanson

While everyone zags their way to big writing events, you zig. That's how you wind up getting work from unexpected sources.


Ask a Freelancer: How Can I Switch Specialties in the Middle of My Career?

By Nicole Dieker

Freelancers should all have an area of expertise, but that doesn't mean they have to limit themselves to one.

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