Danielle Corcione

Danielle Corcione

Journalist, copywriter, editor

politics, technology, social justice, personal finance, business, food, music, books

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The Write Life

5 Crucial Tips if You Want to Write for Local Publications

"The writing world is a small one, especially when it comes to local publications."

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Thinking About Writing for a Content Mill? Proceed With Caution

"I had a terrible feeling in my gut: $1 per article? That’s nuts, right?"

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5 Tips for Applying to Writing Fellowships and Residencies

"For many writers like myself, it’s easy to fall into a hole of self-pity and invalidate our own personal achievements. Luckily, the application process doesn’t have to be this way."

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5 Tips for Applying to Writing Fellowships and Residencies

"For many writers like myself, it’s easy to fall into a hole of self-pity and invalidate our own personal achievements. Luckily, the application process doesn’t have to be this way."

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Is an MFA in Creative Writing Worthwhile? 7 Writers Weigh In

"Some encourage writers to pursue this path, others disagree, and the rest are smacked right in the middle."

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What to Do About Freelance Writing When You Update Your Resume

"Do you focus on prestigious publications? The quantity of clips you’ve accumulated? Or skills you’ve picked up on as a small business owner?"

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Feeling Disorganized? How One Freelance Writer Uses Trello to Track Her Ideas

"I struggled to follow my pitches as they were accepted by email, and I quickly lost track of any feedback editors offered about my ideas."

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From Grammarly to WordRake: A Review of 6 Automatic Editing Tools

"These apps tell me which editors who don’t reply to my pitches actually do open my emails. If a specific pitch is opened with radio silence, even by editors who would typically respond, it likely needs to be honed and revised."

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Get Paid to Blog for 9 Awesome Outlets on Medium

"In fact, many well-known publications, such as the Billfold and Pacific Standard, have made the move to Medium."

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5 Ways to Set Yourself Up For Full-Time Freelance Writing Success

"Last month, I left my marketing position to pursue freelancing full time. The following five steps helped me manage the jump from part-time to full-time freelance writing."

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7 Must-Have Resources for Your First Year as a Freelance Writer

"I’ve compiled a list of resources that have benefited me professionally for other novice freelance writers looking to improve their skills."