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Have you dreamed about seeing your name in your favorite magazine, building your expertise and audience, or making money through writing? Perfect — I teach journalists and writers how to delve into freelance writing, connect with their dream editors and craft pitches that will land them national bylines.

How Do I Get Started?

Start with these free resources:

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How To Get Into Any Media Publication: 3 steps to succeed & 3 barriers that you don't realize are holding you back

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Free PDF pitch template

This free PDF guide highlights 15 tips you can use to immediately improve your email pitches to editors and clients.

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Free videos with advice

The majority of workers will go freelance in the next few years. My TEDx talk includes the latest update.

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Who's Teaching This?

Hey, I'm Carolyn Crist — a freelance journalist specializing in health, science and medicine for national publications such as Reuters, Runner's World and Wired.

I'm a former daily newspaper reporter who decided it was time to say "buh-bye to the 9-to-5" and try writing on my own at home, building a freelance lifestyle that allows me to do what I want during the day (and, ahem, pays 3x what my staff jobs paid).

As part of my TEDxUGA talk in 2017, I focused on the "Future of Work" idea that we can ALL say ciao to the tethered-to-the-desk life and make careers of our own.

Call it what you will — the gig economy, the freelance marketplace or the individual contract model — the future of work is changing as we know it. Either we adapt and thrive or struggle and fall behind.

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Want to know the latest about how to move into this freelance writing lifestyle? 

With expert advice and interviews, detailed actions plans and specific insights, the Freelance Writing Roadmap podcast rolls out insights each week.

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