Posts tagged with ‘reader question’

  • How Important are Creative Writing Degrees for Freelance Writers?

    By Jennifer Mattern on September 15, 2014
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    This morning I received the following question from Susan Brewer: "How important is it to have a bachelor's degree in Creative Writing in order to launch a writing job as a freelance writer? Or, I should say, "How helpful," is it?" I told her the short answers are "not at all," and "it depends what you want to do with […]
  • Freelance Writing Niches: Profit vs Passion

    By Jennifer Mattern on February 23, 2014
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    We've talked a lot about specialization as a freelance writer, why it's a good idea to specialize, and even how to choose a freelance writing specialty. But if you choose to specialize in one or more freelance writing niches (as opposed to focusing on specific service types), how do you know if a niche you're passionate about pays well? When it […]