Get published and monetize your freelance writing

Find writing gigs in markets across the world, grasp the art of pitching and see your name in print.

Natasha Tynes
Natasha Tynes
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Stop wasting your time browsing the classifieds for a writing gig, instead reach editors directly and pitch them your winning ideas.

Key outcomes

Create pitches that get results

You will compose pitches with solid ideas that will get you a response.

Connect with editors across the globe

You will expand your search and think not only locally, but also regionally and globally to find clients across all continents.

Set your rate and make income from your writing

By the end of the course, you will determine your rates and never sell yourself short again.

Organize your freelancing life

You will choose tools that can save you time and streamline your relationship with editors.

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Join an upcoming cohort

Get published and monetize your freelance writing

Cohort 3
$250 USD
Dates
Sep 26 - Oct 14, 2022
Payment Deadline
Sep 25, 2022

Who is this course for

01

Freelance journalists who want to expand the network of places they pitch to.

02

Aspiring writers who want to see their name, in print and build their portfolio from zero.

03

Bloggers who want to get paid for writing in outlets across the globe.

See what people are saying

        If you're a freelance writer, you MUST take this course. You will learn so much from Natasha, who willingly gives up so many of her secrets! This course has definitely impacted my career for the better and given me the skills I need to keep growing.
Isabella Meibauer
Isabella Meibauer
Freelance writer
        I truly enjoyed learning from Natasha. This was such a good course to take as I'm transitioning to freelancing. It gave me greater confidence in my abilities and also encouraged me to pitch to people in a smarter, more organized way. Natasha is such a giving instructor, and I'm going to use a lot of what I learned from this course moving forward.
Eunice Beatrice Braga
Eunice Beatrice Braga
        I got more value than I paid for and Natasha showed up every session ready to teach us what she took years to learn. Building a Personal Brand was helpful to learn about from Natasha, who has established herself on Twitter. I also gained value from learning about setting your rates and how to diversify your income streams as a writer.
James Seykot
James Seykot
        I joined Natasha's inaugural cohort, and it was a blast! The content was on point for anyone looking to start monetizing their writing. It was actionable, with tasks to complete to move you forward in your journey. Natasha also shares her extensive experience generously, which helps a lot for someone just starting out.
Adity Atheverma
Adity Atheverma
        Natasha has a sharp intellect. She developed our online learning program, which has been a tremendous success.
Joyce Barnathan
Joyce Barnathan
Journalist, and former president, International Center for Journalists
        Natasha is one of the most professional people I have worked with. She oversaw numerous training courses that I gave.
Hoda Osman
Hoda Osman
Executive Editor at Arab Reporters for Investigative Journalism
        Natasha's passion for digital media, citizen journalism, and everything social are contagious, and I can definitely credit her for a big part of my digital passion, back when she started the FIRST local online portal of the MENA region in 1997.
Duri AlAjrami
Duri AlAjrami
Chief Sales & Marketing Officer at Moneris
        Natasha has inspired me to blog about my travels and adventures. I know that she is one of the strongest advocates for free media in the Middle East as well as in North America.
Elliot Roper
Elliot Roper
Technical Support Associate at Amazon Web Services
        Natasha was born to make a difference in the journalism industry across the globe. "
Larbi Megari
Larbi Megari
Journalist at Algerian Television

Course syllabus

01

The five-step roadmap to publication. Step 1: Niche down

Review the five-step roadmap to publication.

Step 1. Identify your niche and come up with your top three specialties.

02

Niche down and build (Step 1 + 2)

Determine your niche and build a portfolio of work.

03

Identify publications and editors (Step 3)

Identify the publications that align with your niche around the globe, and connect with editors.

04

Craft a winning pitch (Step 4)

Analyze the different kinds of pitches and craft a pitch that gets you a yes response.

05

Rebound and keep pitching (Step 5)

Recognize methods on how to deal with negative feedback from readers or editors and how to deal with career setbacks.

06

Setting your rate

Determine your rates and never sell yourself short again.

07

Streamline your writing life

Choose from tools like Notion, Apple Notes, and Fresh Books, to keep up with your client demands, and save yourself time and stress.

08

Building your brand

Stand out and market yourself and your work.

Meet your instructor

NatashaTynes
NatashaTynes

Natasha Tynes is a Jordanian-American author and a journalist with over two decades of experience.

 

She has been published in the Washington Post, Nature, Elle, Esquire, Aljazeera, The Huffington Post, The New Arab, among others.


 

She appeared on several TV programs, including Larry King Live, PBS’s Foreign Exchange, Paula Zahn show, CBS’s Morning show, Scarborough Country, and the BBC’s Up all night.


She is also a fiction author, with one novel published and another coming soon.


Tynes has a Master's Degree in International Journalism from the City University of London in the United Kingdom.

A pattern of wavy dots
Join an upcoming cohort

Get published and monetize your freelance writing

Cohort 3
$250 USD
Dates
Sep 26 - Oct 14, 2022
Payment Deadline
Sep 25, 2022

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Learning is better with cohorts

Learning is better with cohorts
Active, not passive

This course focuses on live workshops and hands-on projects

Learn with a cohort of peers

You’ll be learning in public through breakout rooms and an engaged community

Learn with a cohort of peers

Surround yourself with like-minded people who want to grow alongside you

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Cost

$250 USD

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A pattern of wavy dots
Join an upcoming cohort

Get published and monetize your freelance writing

Cohort 3
$250 USD
Dates
Sep 26 - Oct 14, 2022
Payment Deadline
Sep 25, 2022

Course schedule

3=5 hours per week
  • Mondays, Wednesdays
    12:00pm - 1:00pm EST

    Live sessions will run on Mondays and Wednesdays.

  • Guest speakers

    Guest speakers will run their live sessions Thursdays or Fridays

  • Weekly assignments

    Assignments will be submitted in the Slack community