Tag: writer's blog

5 Things I’ve Learned Since Freelancing

I will spare you the jokes about how different 2020 was and cut right to the chase; starting my own business became a necessity really quickly, which meant virtually no time to fit in a learning curve. So I picked up knowledge as I went, creating a little list of 5 things I’ve learned since …

Demystifying the Writing Sample

Demystifying the writing sample

Curious about how writing samples work? Well, fear not! I’m here to demystify the writing sample and give some insight into why it’s necessary. Rule #1: Know Who You’re Working With This is a two-way street, by the way. I want to learn more about you, and you want to learn more about me. So, …

Elaine Marie Copyediting & Copywriting

Elaine Marie Copyediting & Copywriting

Exciting news! Just four months before the COVID pandemic hit, I quit my job (insert nervous-looking emoji). That’s not the exciting news. The exciting bit is that, having quit without a backup plan, I was ready for whatever job was out there that wouldn’t drive me insane. Small problem: the world shut down. So, realizing …