Posts tagged with ‘interview’

  • Interview with Michael Kwan, Freelance Writer and Author

    By Jennifer Mattern on August 18, 2014
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    Let's welcome Michael Kwan, freelance writer and author of Beyond the Margins: An Indispensable Guide for First-Time Freelance Writers, Designers, and Other Work-From-Home Professionals. Michael sent me a copy of the e-book for review, and he graciously took the time to answer some of my questions. Beyond the Margins focuses on beginning freelancers and offers a well-rounded look at the choices to be made and the work […]
  • Kristen Weber on Developmental Editing for Your Fiction

    By Jennifer Mattern on November 25, 2013
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    One of the biggest benefits of indie publishing is the freedom it allows authors to assemble the perfect team to develop and represent their books. That includes bringing in the right editors. But what kind of editing help do you really need? You probably know that copyeditors and proofreaders can help you catch things like spelling and grammatical errors. But […]
  • Interview With Lori Widmer on Marketing Freelance Writing Services

    By Jennifer Mattern on November 19, 2013
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    There are only a handful of freelance writing colleagues that I turn to on a regular basis to bounce ideas around. Lori Widmer is one of those writers. And one issue where I wouldn't hesitate to consult her for advice is freelance marketing. Lori comes from a business writing background, but also pursues creative writing projects (currently focusing on poetry). […]
  • Interview With Author Karen Wiesner on Writing a Series

    By Jennifer Mattern on October 21, 2013
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    Karen Wiesner isn't just our first featured guest here at All Indie Writers. She is also the author of some of my favorite writing reference books. I was a huge fan of her First Draft in 30 Days in particular -- a book that helped me map out my own customized book planning, outlining, and organization process. So I was thrilled […]
  • Featured Guest Karen Wiesner: Book Giveaways, Interview, and More

    By Jennifer Mattern on October 20, 2013
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    One new feature with the launch of All Indie Writers is the introduction of featured guests. These are people who will essentially take over the focus of the blog here for a week. Our very first featured guest is Karen Wiesner, author of over 100 titles including some of my favorite books for writers. One of those books is First Draft […]
  • Birth of a Freelance Blogger – Ruan Oosthuizen Interview

    By Jennifer Mattern on January 24, 2013
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    Have you ever written a guest post for someone's blog? Have you considered turning that marketing strategy into paid freelance blogging opportunities? If so, you might find inspiration in Ruan Ooosthuizen -- a blogger who successfully made that transition. You already know that we're big fans of sharing personal experiences here at All Freelance Writing. We share our successes and […]
  • My Interview on Independent Writing and Publishing

    By Jennifer Mattern on October 18, 2012
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    I was recently interviewed by Dava Stewart of SmilingTreeWriting.com about independent writing and publishing. I'd like to share a portion of that with you below. If you'd like to read more, please check out the full interview. Dava Stewart: Recently, I heard a well known writer talking about the often repeated phrase “there are no gatekeepers anymore.” He suggested that every […]
  • Joel Friedlander on Book Cover Design for Indie Publishers

    By Jennifer Mattern on July 11, 2011
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    It's no secret that your book cover design is an important book marketing tool -- for indie authors and traditionally published authors alike. Yet many self published authors and indie publishers take the DIY route and the results are often easy to spot in relation to professional cover designs. Who better to talk about cover design issues like these than […]
  • Interview With Business Consulting Buzz

    By Jennifer Mattern on September 23, 2010
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    I just wanted to pass along a quick link. I was recently interviewed for the Business Consulting Buzz blog. Check it out! In the interview you'll find out how my crazy work schedule is working out for me (working Monday - Thursday, usually getting up at 4am and working 5am through noon). You'll also get some tips on query-free marketing […]
  • Writing a Screenplay (and Interview with Xandy Sussan) – Screenplay Ideas

    By Jennifer Mattern on May 5, 2010
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    You might have seen me mention this before, but I'm about to start on my first screenplay. If you've followed my blog(s) for a while, you might also remember that I let you follow along in my process to outline two novels (as a part of a process to compare different novel outlining / drafting methods). I'm planning to do […]