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Individual freelance writing lessons to help you hone your skills and get your freelance writing career up and running.

Goal Setting for Freelancers

SETTING GOALS

In this lesson freelancers will learn the value of goal setting in order to reach their financial goals. Establishing attainable targets will help you achieve success as a freelancer. With this lesson to guide the way, you can learn how to build your career over a realistic period of time. You will be presented with twenty goal-setting questions, which will point you in the “write” direction. You will discover the value of setting financial goals, word count goals and submission goals. The savvy freelancer knows that financial security is only attainable if you plan for the future. Plan for your success, then watch as your goals are met and your career grows, grows, grows!

This Lesson Includes:

Powerpoint Video Teaching by Janice Thompson

MP3 Audio Version of the lesson for download

PDF Audio Transcript of the lesson

PDF Download Worksheet

PDF Bonus – Goal Setting Spreadsheet

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Teach Creative Writing

BECOMING A CREATIVE WRITING TEACHER

There’s money to be made as a writing teacher and once you’ve established yourself in the industry, it’s yours for the making! In this lesson, you will learn how to approach local public schools, Christian schools, and home-school groups to offer your services as a creative writing teacher. You will also be given tips on breaking in at your local junior college as a CE (Continuing Education) teacher. This lesson will offer suggestions for pricing and will give you a host of ideas for potential lessons. Your students will love you! You can be the most creative teacher in town. . .and will be worth the price local schools pay to hire you.

This Lesson Includes:

Powerpoint Video Teaching by Janice Thompson

MP3 Audio Version of the lesson for download

PDF Audio Transcript of the lesson

PDF Download Worksheet

PDF Bonus – Teaching Bonus Lesson on Personification

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Purchase the Complete “Becoming a Successful Freelance Writer” Course ( All Ten Lessons ), which includes full access to our Members Only Discussion Forums, where you can exchange ideas, tips, and network with other freelancers, including full time freelance writer, Janice Thompson, the author of this course. Save $50 by signing up for the Complete Course.

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Write For Hire

WRITE-FOR-HIRE WORK

Savvy freelancers know that write-for-hire work is where the money is at. In this lesson, you will discover the various types of write-for hire work available and learn how to approach an editor to obtain that work. Whether you’re interested in compilation projects, short story collections, books, book packaging, or business writing, this is the lesson for you. There’s money to be made in the write-for-hire world! Why not be the one to make it?

This Lesson Includes:

Powerpoint Video Teaching by Janice Thompson

MP3 Audio Version of the lesson for download

PDF Audio Transcript of the lesson

PDF Download Worksheet

PDF Bonus – Sample Write for Hire Contract

Two Ways To Buy

Option One – Purchase this lesson individually for only $24.95 by clicking on the Buy Now Button below. Once your transaction is complete, you will receive your login and password information.


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Purchase the Complete “Becoming a Successful Freelance Writer” Course ( All Ten Lessons ), which includes full access to our Members Only Discussion Forums, where you can exchange ideas, tips, and network with other freelancers, including full time freelance writer, Janice Thompson, the author of this course. Save $50 by signing up for the Complete Course.

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Marketing & Public Relations

MARKETING AND P.R.

This exciting lesson offers a variety of tips on earning money via marketing and P.R. You will discover information on attracting potential clients, and will receive an insider’s perspective on using the Internet to promote your work and the work of your clients.  Whether you’re interested in making the most of your website, or in increasing your knowledge of blogging, blog tours, and social media networks, this is the lesson for you. You will also be given tips on press kits, public speaking, and book-signings and will also receive information about selling product on your website.

This Lesson Includes:

Powerpoint Video Teaching by Janice Thompson

MP3 Audio Version of the lesson for download

PDF Audio Transcript of the lesson

PDF Download Worksheet

PDF Bonus – Sample Press Release

Two Ways To Buy

Option One – Purchase this lesson individually for only $24.95 by clicking on the Buy Now Button below. Once your transaction is complete, you will receive your login and password information.


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Purchase the Complete “Becoming a Successful Freelance Writer” Course ( All Ten Lessons ), which includes full access to our Members Only Discussion Forums, where you can exchange ideas, tips, and network with other freelancers, including full time freelance writer, Janice Thompson, the author of this course. Save $50 by signing up for the Complete Course.

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Public Speaking

BECOMING A PUBLIC SPEAKER

Writers are often expected to double as public speakers, and this lesson will give you the tools you need to turn your book projects into workable speaking topics. You will learn how to work with your book’s theme and how to target your best possible audience. Best of all, you will be given dozens of ideas for potential  groups, local and national, to target. There is money to be made as a public speaker, and the savvy freelance writer will learn how to earn top dollar using the tips found in this lesson.

This Lesson Includes:

Powerpoint Video Teaching by Janice Thompson

MP3 Audio Version of the lesson for download

PDF Audio Transcript of the lesson

PDF Download Worksheet

PDF Bonus – “Show Me The Money” – Public Speaking Tips

Two Ways To Buy

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Purchase the Complete “Becoming a Successful Freelance Writer” Course ( All Ten Lessons ), which includes full access to our Members Only Discussion Forums, where you can exchange ideas, tips, and network with other freelancers, including full time freelance writer, Janice Thompson, the author of this course. Save $50 by signing up for the Complete Course.

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Editing

EDITING

Once you’ve published (whether it’s magazine articles, devotions, non-fiction books or novels), you can begin to think about offering your services as an editor. As a freelance editor, you can charge by the page or by the hour. . .it’s your choice! In this lesson you will be introduced to a variety of editorial services that you can offer: developmental editing, line editing, content editing, POV (point of view) editing, mentoring and consulting, book doctoring and more. You will also be given our top ten list of reasons to hire a freelancer, which you can use to entice potential clients.

This Lesson Includes:

Powerpoint Video Teaching by Janice Thompson

MP3 Audio Version of the lesson for download

PDF Audio Transcript of the lesson

PDF Download Worksheet

PDF Bonus – Editing Tips From A Pro

Two Ways To Buy

Option One – Purchase this lesson individually for only $24.95 by clicking on the Buy Now Button below. Once your transaction is complete, you will receive your login and password information.


Option Two -

Purchase the Complete “Becoming a Successful Freelance Writer” Course ( All Ten Lessons ), which includes full access to our Members Only Discussion Forums, where you can exchange ideas, tips, and network with other freelancers, including full time freelance writer, Janice Thompson, the author of this course. Save $50 by signing up for the Complete Course.

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Non-Fiction Writing

NON-FICTION WRITING

Do you hope to sell that non-fiction book, but wonder if editors will find your book marketable? Have you established a platform? This exciting lesson on non-fiction books will give you the tools you need to grow yourself as an expert, to craft the best possible non-fiction books and to approach editors and agents as a pro. You will also learn how to turn your magazine articles into chapters, and will receive the tools you need to research, seek endorsements and much more. Once that non-fiction book is published, the advances and royalties are all yours!

This Lesson Includes:

Powerpoint Video Teaching by Janice Thompson

MP3 Audio Version of the lesson for download

PDF Audio Transcript of the lesson

PDF Download Worksheet

PDF Bonus – “Submitting the Non-Fiction Book”

Two Ways To Buy

Option One – Purchase this lesson individually for only $24.95 by clicking on the Buy Now Button below. Once your transaction is complete, you will receive your login and password information.


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Purchase the Complete “Becoming a Successful Freelance Writer” Course ( All Ten Lessons ), which includes full access to our Members Only Discussion Forums, where you can exchange ideas, tips, and network with other freelancers, including full time freelance writer, Janice Thompson, the author of this course. Save $50 by signing up for the Complete Course.

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Fiction Writing

FICTION BASICS

In this exciting lesson you will discover the various components of a best-selling novel. You will be given a thorough introduction to genre writing, titling, plotting, setting, characterization, POV (point of view), balance of dialogue and narrative and much more. With the tools in this lesson, you can present a brilliantly written novel to that editor or agent. . .with confidence! Best of all, you can earn those advances and royalties you’ve been longing for.

This Lesson Includes:

Powerpoint Video Teaching by Janice Thompson

MP3 Audio Version of the lesson for download

PDF Audio Transcript of the lesson

PDF Download Worksheet

Two Ways To Buy

Option One – Purchase this lesson individually for only $24.95 by clicking on the Buy Now Button below. Once your transaction is complete, you will receive your login and password information.


Option Two -

Purchase the Complete “Becoming a Successful Freelance Writer” Course ( All Ten Lessons ), which includes full access to our Members Only Discussion Forums, where you can exchange ideas, tips, and network with other freelancers, including full time freelance writer, Janice Thompson, the author of this course. Save $50 by signing up for the Complete Course.

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World of the Pros

THE WORLD OF THE PROS

If you’re like most freelance writers, you long for the day when you’re seen as a professional in the industry. Whether you achieve that status through magazine articles, non-fiction books, novels or editorial services, there’s nothing greater than being known among your peers as someone who has something to offer. In this lesson you will learn how to define success, and will be given a glimpse into the world of industry pros. You will receive tips on finding and working with an agent, as well as suggestions for great author-editor relationships. You will discover the benefits of branding and taglines and will be given a balanced teaching on rejection. You will also receive our top ten reasons to attend a conference. A professional in the industry earns top dollar, so why not step up into the world of the pros by taking this lesson?

This Lesson Includes:

Powerpoint Video Teaching by Janice Thompson

MP3 Audio Version of the lesson for download

PDF Audio Transcript of the lesson

PDF Download Worksheet

PDF Bonus – “Plotting Your Career – Twelve Steps to Success”

Two Ways To Buy

Option One – Purchase this lesson individually for only $24.95 by clicking on the Buy Now Button below. Once your transaction is complete, you will receive your login and password information.


Option Two -

Purchase the Complete “Becoming a Successful Freelance Writer” Course ( All Ten Lessons ), which includes full access to our Members Only Discussion Forums, where you can exchange ideas, tips, and network with other freelancers, including full time freelance writer, Janice Thompson, the author of this course. Save $50 by signing up for the Complete Course.

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To see more details, CLICK HERE.

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