Have you experienced the panic that comes along with suddenly not having any—or enough—client work? Do you ever get a sinking feeling when you look at the next few weeks on your calendar and realize you’re going to come up short? Freelancing doesn’t have to follow the much-lamented “feast or famine” cycle—all it takes is some intentional planning. You’ll leave this 90-minute workshop with a clear plan of action for attracting, nurturing, and expanding your ideal client base. Say goodbye to the last-minute scramble for projects, and say hello to a steady stream of work you’ll love.
An experienced editorial freelancer and coach, Molly McCowan is the Lead Word Nerd at Inkbot Editing, a board member of the Editorial Freelancers Association, an editing instructor with The Great Courses®, and the founder of a 500-member chapter of Shut Up & Write!, which hosts weekly writing sprints and events for authors. After experiencing severe repetitive strain injuries due to too much computer work in 2017, Molly was forced to put her career on hold in order to focus on her physical health. Reestablishing her business after such a huge setback has given her a unique approach on how to maintain a successful freelance business during troubled times, and she is passionate about sharing her best practices with other editorial professionals.