Early bird deadline approaching for 2012 conference for freelancers!

The deadline for the best rate to attend “Be a Better Freelancer: Resources for a Successful Editorial Business,” the 7th annual Build Your Business conference of Communication Central (www.communication-central.com), October 12-13, 2012, at the Marriott Suites in the Harbor East area of Baltimore, MD, is fast approaching. You have until August 30 to register at the best rate!

2012 C-C Conf Registration Form3

Speakers include NAIWE founder/executive director Janice Campbell, and NAIWE members are entitled to a colleagues’ discount on registration. Session and speaker details are available at:


This unique conference for freelance writers, editors, proofreaders, etc., is aimed at launching, building up and enhancing your business success.

Conference attendees get a discount on registration for an offering of the Editorial Bootcamp on October 14 at the same location.

Recent articles of value to colleagues

Colleagues might enjoy – and benefit from – some of my recent published work:

A column on ethics for freelance journalists in Quill, the magazine of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ):

http://digital.ipcprintservices.com/publication/?i=98521 (go to p. 32)

My latest marketing column at ImproMed, “Think Like Your Clients to Make Marketing More Effective,” which is aimed at veterinarians but is appropriate to independent writers and editors as well:


A column for the SPJ blog on getting started in freelancing: