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How to Launch a Freelance Career

All Levels | Explore the craft of pitches, angles, and finding the right editor. Whether this is your first time getting published or you want to improve your acceptance rate, this class will help you develop strong pitches, build relationships with editors, negotiate contracts, and rack up bylines. Using a structured curriculum to make the process less intimidating, we will cover the pitfalls and benefits of being a freelance writer so you don’t have to waste time stumbling over hidden, unwritten rules alone.

Due to COVID-19, all classes will take place online-either through Zoom or through Wet Ink, our asynchronous learning platform-through Spring quarter 2021.

All times are listed in Pacific Time.

Instructor: Sabra Boyd

Class Type: 4 Sessions

Term: Summer 2021

Start Date: 07/07/2021

End Date: 07/28/2021

Days of the Week: Wednesday

Time: 1:10 pm – 3:10 pm PDT

Minimum Class Size: 5

Maximum Class Size: 20

$216.00 Member Price:
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$240.00 General Price:

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Sabra Boyd

Sabra is a freelance writer, public speaker, former healthcare administrator, and “retired” child actor. Her personal essays and journalism have been featured in the Washington Post, Vice, Psychology Today, HuffPost, Eater, Seattle Times, and more. Sabra writes about food, beauty, healthcare, homelessness, exploitation, and tech. Having grown up all over the west coast, writing about place as character is central to much of her work. Sabra strives to be a writer’s writer, dedicated to helping others build their own successful writing careers.

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