When you make your living as a freelance writer, it’s important to know where you can find fellow writers in your community. Whether you want to network with like-minded individuals or enjoy brainstorming and sharing ideas with others who know your craft, finding a local writing tribe can be instrumental in professional success. I’ve been making a living as a freelance writer for more than seven years. And while many of the publications I’ve written for are national, a fair amount of my clients and steady writing work stemmed from the city in which I resided. When I moved from … Read More
Leah R. Singer
Leah Singer is a freelance writer and editor. She is known for uncovering unique angles and hidden gems, and then creating clear and compelling communication that creates impact. She is the former managing editor of the Red Tricycle Spoke Contributor Network and San Diego city editor, and also writes for Huffington Post, Babble, Scary Mommy, Parent.co, Red Tricycle, Today Parenting, Sammiches and Psych Meds, Beyond Your Blog, and many other publications. She shares personal stories and musings on her blogs, Leah's Thoughts.
I am often asked how I was able to “break into” the writing business. I am fortunate that I now consider myself a freelance writer who makes money writing for clients, companies and myself. But this was not always the case. It’s been a process that took place over several years. But when people ask me how they can do the same, I always say the same thing: use your blog. I’ve considered myself a writer since I was a child. I graduated college with a degree in journalism, and then joined the ranks of the “real world” and got … Read More