The Basics of Freelancing – Summer 2021

Have you ever wanted to work as a freelance writer? As more and more people are working to break into the freelance writing market – whether to augment their income or to replace their day job—we’ve got the real 4-1-1 on what it takes to be have a successful career as a freelance writer. Come learn how to get started; where to find jobs and what kind of jobs are out there; how to pitch magazines/newspapers and how to write a query letter; how to find sources and interview subjects, including what tools to use to document your interviews; and finally, how to get paid and take care of the business end of freelancing.
For all levels.

Liz Carey has been a freelance writer for the past five years, after a 20-plus year career as a reporter. She’s won more than 30 national, statewide and regional awards for her writing and reporting.

Start Date
Saturday, June 26th
9:00am - 5:00pm

Liz Carey


We hope to see you soon at the Carnegie Center, home to the Kentucky Writers Hall of Fame and writers and readers of all levels.

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251 West Second Street
Lexington, KY 40507


(859) 254-4175

The building is currently closed to the public until further notice.

Monday – Thursday: 10:00am – 7:30pm
Friday: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm
Sunday: CLOSED

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