Freelance Writing On Health, Food and Gardens
Are you interested in writing for these lucrative markets? This guide will help. In fact, the principles apply across genres, so if you're curious, so dip in and read!
In 2011 Susie Kearley quit a 15-year marketing career to start up as a freelance writer in the middle of a recession. In this book, she shares how, in under two years, she went from being an aspirational rookie, to working for some of the biggest names in publishing. This book is inspirational. It provides valuable tips to get you started in writing for the health, food and gardening markets, and has wider relevance to other fields of journalism. Interviews with other writers - all working in the health, food and gardening markets - give superb insight into the highlights and challenges that each of them have faced in this field of work. The book features interviews with some well-known writers and with others who are still building their reputation, including: Amanda Hamilton, celebrity nutritionist and health writer; Jackie Lynch, nutritionist and health writer; Nick Baines, travel writer focusing on food topics; Sue Ashworth, food and cookery writer; John Negus, gardening writer; Helen Riches, garden designer and writer. Susie provides humorous accounts of the obstacles she faced, as well as tips on how to write a winning pitch, how to market yourself as a writer, and how to avoid legal issues. She provides anecdotes and personal insights that many freelance writers will relate to, on topics from getting paid, to quashing the myths of freelance writing. This book is a valuable resource for anyone wanting to be a successful freelance writer in the health, food, and gardening markets.
Books by Susie Kearley
Pagan Journeys: A collection of articles and interviews on Druidry, sacred places, and natural health
This is a collection on pagan living and related topics. They include interviews with Druids, as well as first-hand accounts of pagan festivals and sacred locations. There are chapters on Druid gardening, healing, crystals, and meditation. Part 1 is a series of interviews with Druids, a clairvoyant , and my own account of a Druid solstice ceremony. Part 2 looks at ancient sacred places across the UK. Part 3 focuses on natural healing.
Healthy Inspired Living: A collection of articles on health, healing, sustainability, and unwavering faith
A collection of articles pre-published in Christian magazines and newspapers around the world. There's a focus on health and sustainable living, as well as inspirational stories of faith.
- Looking for writing inspiration? - Want to write the perfect pitch? - Keen to learn from other writers? Then this book is for you! It’s full of little gems of information and inspiring stories, to guide you on your writing journey. It covers ideas and inspiration, market demand and writers’ pay, writing mistakes to avoid, finding new homes for articles that get rejected, taking your blog from obscurity to success, rights & contracts.
Freelance Writing: Aim Higher, Earn More: Build on your successes and take your writing to the next level
This book is aimed at people who have had modest successes in publishing and want to take their writing to the next level.