Stirring Up Some Words

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I recently read a delightful post, Tomato Therapy, by Michelle Johnson, whose Magical things. Beautiful things blog is a treasure of both well-written posts and excellent resources for writers. Michelle writes: I found myself re-potting my tomatoes the other day, and chuckling as I realized that every time I have gotten a rejection letter, I find myself up to my …

New Freelancers: Dream Global, Pitch Local

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We’ve all heard the call to think global and act local. Writers can use the same advice, especially when getting started. Dream big. Set your goals high. Imagine a global readership. But begin by seeking local markets. My first paying writing job was as a food writer. I had an infant son. I was not teaching. I had just decided …