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Freelancing 101

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Saturday
Oct 1
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Oct 1
9:30AM - 12:30 PM CST
INSTRUCTOR:
Tonya Abari
LOCATION:
Online via Zoom
$
68
FOR MEMBERS
$
75
FOR non-MEMBERS
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Have you thought about how you can turn your love of words into coins? Freelancing is an excellent choice for anyone seeking a variety of projects or flexibility in their schedule. Whether you want to pick up a few supplemental hours or plan to be fully self-employed, you’re going to need quite a few tools to get started and maintain a fruitful freelance career. In this three-hour workshop, you’ll learn:

The many avenues of freelancing;

What it takes to become a successful freelancer;

How to parlay your writing and editorial skills and talents into paid work;

Best practices for building a reliable client list;

Ways to diversify your portfolio;

Where to find work;

and how to incorporate time management techniques that will help you meet deadlines and keep the clients coming!

Use code EARLYBIRD at checkout for 20% off through August 18!

Tonya Abari is a multigenre storyteller, author, freelance editor, and book reviewer for children and adults. Her words and reviews can be found in Publishers Weekly, USA Today, Good Housekeeping, ZORA, and many more! One of "sixteen, creative, rising voices," Abari is a 2021 We Need Diverse Books Picture Book Mentee. She has forthcoming multigenre children’s book projects with Innovation Press, NatGeo Kids, Mudpuppy Books, and Little, Brown Books for Young Readers.

You can find her on Twitter at @TAbaris_World and on Instagram at @iamtabari.

What Our Students Say

"Tonya was extremely well-prepared, and expert at including feedback and answering questions. I can’t say enough about how truly exceptional she was!"

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