Aug. 7: From Fiction to Freelancing, part 1 (Podcast)

Stacey Kade

As a former award-winning corporate copywriter, Stacey Kade has written about everything from backhoe loaders to breast pumps. But she prefers to make things up instead. Kade is the author of two young adult series (The Ghost and Goth trilogy and the Project Paper Doll series). Her first adult contemporary romance, 738 DAYS, was released last year from Forge Books with a companion novel, STARLIGHT NIGHTS, coming in January 2018. Her next YA novel, FINDING FELICITY, about a girl obsessed with the 90s television show, will be out from Simon and Schuster in March next year.

Kade lives in the Chicago suburbs with her husband, Greg, their two retired racing greyhounds, and one crazy French Pointer puppy.

Aug. 14: Research Tips and Tricks (Podcast)

Emily-Jane Dawson

Emily-Jane Dawson is a librarian at Multnomah County Central Library in Portland, Oregon. She helps writers and other researchers find information, evaluate resources and plan their research.

Emily-Jane responds to inquires on any topic and has investigated a wide array of subjects, including the exodus of refugees from Vietnam in the 1970s; the health effects of hexavalent chromium exposure in humans; snack foods that would have been available to British theater-goers in Shakespeare’s day; and the committee structure of the U.S. Senate.

Emily-Jane wants you to know that librarians genuinely welcome your questions about anything, for any reason!

Photo by Jayson Colomby.

Aug. 24: Avoid These 7 Newbie Freelance Writer Mistakes (LIVE!)

Den Mother Carol Tice

Carol TiceCarol Tice founded the Freelance Writers Den community. A college dropout and former starving songwriter, she beat her own fears to build her award-winning freelance writing career. Freelance clients have included Forbes, Entrepreneur, The Los Angeles Times, Costco, American Express, and many others. She has authored or co-authored two traditional print books and seven self-published e-books.

Carol started the Make a Living Writing blog in late 2008. By 2010, it began to earn for her, and by 2011, it cracked six figures.

Aug. 28: From Fiction to Freelancing, part 2 (Podcast)

P.J. Aitken

P.J. Aitken is a fiction writer turned freelancer. His book The Online Writer’s Companion was published by Allworth Press.

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