How I Got Started in Freelance Copywriting

Spoiler: It wasn’t on Upwork

Kitiara Pascoe

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I studied English and Creative Writing at university and nowhere in my degree did I receive guidance on how to earn a living. Zilch.

We had a class on writing pitches to editors — which I now know was far too convoluted and is not the way I’ve gotten magazine and newspaper commissions since — but that was it.

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Kitiara Pascoe

Outdoor Adventure Writer | Author of In Bed with the Atlantic (Fernhurst, 2018) | New book coming 2024 | kitiarapascoe.com | Youtube: https://bit.ly/3uQPWh3