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Author Archives: Dennis McGeehan
The CWG Seal of Approval Evaluation Process will be taking a HIATUS for the 1st Quarter of 2016. We will be using this time to implement new training modules. All our evaluators, old AND NEW, will receive the new training, … Continue reading
From an episode of M*A*S*H: Cpl. Klinger to Radar: “What’s up?” Radar: “Mrs. Potter called all the way from stateside. She had a premonition that something was happening to the Colonel.” Cpl. Klinger: “My mother gets those. She had a … Continue reading
Some time ago, I was asked by Larry Peterson to do an article detailing how I go about finding paying gigs and writing an article from beginning to end. It is a straightforward process although it definitely does not always go smoothly. … Continue reading
You’ve been checking e-mail constantly looking for the message that says, “Manuscript accepted!” Finally it arrives, you’ve done it, you’re published and you will get paid for your work. CUE ANGELIC CHOIR Now you can start running to your mailbox … Continue reading
Sometimes life gets very busy and challenging. An employee in such a situation will talk to their boss and maybe arrange for some time off (hopefully with pay). A freelancer is the boss; they can have any day off they … Continue reading
On one day a year, Saint Patrick’s Day, people around the world celebrate their Irish heritage, even if they have none. Parades, parties and the Wearin-of-the-Green are ubiquitous. It may not be a stretch to state that those who celebrate … Continue reading
In Part One I introduced myself. In Part Two, I introduced the varied opportunities for the Freelance Writer. Now in Part Three, we need to discuss this whole idea of me and you as freelance writers. I put myself first … Continue reading