I Started Reaching Out Directly to Companies I Wanted to Write for. Here’s What I Learned.

Thanks for this tip, I’ve wanted to reach out to several companies, but didn’t know the best way to write a creative cover letter without it sounding stilted. Now I know that I can tell a good story even in a professional email. Good advice!

Novelty Revisions

When I stopped using Upwork and similar sites last year, I never went back.

I’ve been writing long enough that I’m no longer interested in producing work for companies or publications that only want me to work “for” them. I’m dedicated to writing WITH companies who treat the creative and publishing process as a team effort. My traditional freelancing experience was the opposite, and I grew to hate it within two years.

But it’s not as easy to find writing jobs when you don’t have a resource like Upwork to provide you with potential options.

Or is it?

I follow many websites, YouTube channels, and other creative media outlets and personalities online. There are several I wouldn’t mind working with on some level, at some point. But they don’t know that. Until I reach out to them directly, anyway.

I haven’t always done this. But once I started, I fell…

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About ann Harrison-Barnes Author

I am a Christian author and a professional content writer who is totally blind. I also love to write about inspirational topics, such as spirituality, music, and anything else that my little heart desires. This includes character interviews, book reviews, and even a story or two. I write professional blog posts, landing pages and other materials for the word matters blog at www.ernestdempsey.com, and a company called rushcube. If anyone wants to find out more about my writing, or if you need a freelance content writer, please email me at annwrites@annwritesinspiration.com
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