the blogger to bylines course
A Guide to Freelance Writing
Are you passionate about writing and sharing your stories with the world?
Blogger to Bylines: A Guide to Freelance Writing is the course you need to get those stories published and turn that passion into a career.
This online course and community includes 17 lessons of instruction and guidance on how to identify potential stories, craft compelling pitches, and sell your articles to editors at publications, both online and in print.
You’ll also be given access to the private Blogger to Bylines Facebook group, where writers can discuss the industry, ask questions, and submit their work for edits and critique.
Freelance writing is a difficult industry to break into. But with the proliferation of online content, there are more opportunities for writers than ever before. You just have to know where to find them and how to land those coveted positions and bylines.
Blogger to Bylines shows you how.
Module 1 – Nuts & Bolts of Freelance Writing
Lesson 1 – Introduction
Lesson 2 – Travel Writing v. Travel Blogging
Lesson 3 – Different Types of Freelance Writing
Lesson 4 – What it Takes to Be a Writer: Money, Time, and Passion
Lesson 5 – How to Treat Your Writing Like a Craft
Module 2 – How to Blog for Freelance Success
Lesson 6 – Establishing Your Niche and Voice
Lesson 7 – Showcasing Your Work Through Blogs and More
Lesson 8 – Guest Posting and Writing for Exposure
Lesson 9 – To Pitch or to Blog: Identifying content for each
Module 3 – The Pitch: What, Where, and How
Lesson 10 – Find a Story Worth Writing
Lesson 11 – Know Your Publications
Lesson 12 – Crafting the Perfect Pitch
Module 4 – Developing Your Career and Making it Work
Lesson 13 – Working with Editors
Lesson 14 – How to Invoice, Get Paid, and Protect Yourself
Lesson 15 – Community and Social Media
Lesson 16 – How to Find Balance
Lesson 17 – Dealing with Rejection and Criticism
Lesson 18 – Inspiration and Congratulations!
Interview – Don George, Author of The Way of Wanderlust: On finding the story and working with editors
Interview – Jon Shadel, Founder & Editor of Limbo Magazine: An Entrepreneurial Approach to Writing
Interview – Bret Love, Founder of Green Global Travel: On establishing authority and finding natural partnerships