Kansas City Freelance Writing Life Explained

Quick bit of TKC advice to start . . . Don't ever call yourself "freelance" because publishers quickly emphasize the term "free" and downplay any talk of payment . . . It's easier just to write a letter to the editor in order to clear your conscience. 

HOWEVER . . . 

Mr. Mackie is one of the MOST SUCCESSFUL mainstream media contributors in Kansas City and his writing is highly sought after from better publications across the Internets and the nation. So aspiring scribes would do well to consider his perspective.

In general his hot take is much better than going on strike, quiet quitting or any other trend that MSM uses in order to trick the plebs into garnering less money . . .

"A word of advice: if you’re on the hunt for a new job, keep up the good fight. Don’t settle. And don’t get discouraged. More importantly, know your worth. If you don’t strive for the sun, moon, and stars—you likely won’t get any of ’em."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .


As of last week, I've been freelancing for exactly a year-and what a weird year it's been. After being jettisoned from my job, I started-like any good American-earnestly looking for my next gig. But then a funny thing happened on the way to the Forum. Random writing/producing/directing gigs started