Attention all bloggers! Would you like to put your writing in front of hundreds of thousands of people... and get paid for it?
In the Ethical Writers & Creatives' latest workshop, Elizabeth L. Cline, a New York-based journalist and author of the seminal book Overdressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion, and Alden Wicker, founder of EcoCult, freelance journalist, and President of the EWC; tell you how to do just that!
The difference between blogging and freelancing
How to break into the world of freelance journalism
How to come up with story ideas
How to pitch outlets and get assignments
Hurdles and pitfalls to freelancing
What freelancing success looks like
PLUS: All your questions answered!
As well as publishing the seminal book on our modern fashion system, which essentially predicted Rana Plaza before it happened, Elizabeth has 16 years of experience as a writer, freelancer, and editor. Her work on labor rights, entertainment, fashion, technology, and gender has appeared in The Nation, The Atlantic, AMC.com, SundanceTV.com, CitiLimits, Los Angeles Times, and The New Republic, among others. She serves as a commentator on fashion supply chains and the environment for China Global Television Network, has appeared on BBC, MSNBC, NBC, and CBC, and has worked as an editor for nymag.com and SEED, a science and design magazine.
Alden is a freelance journalist from New York City who has written on the topic of sustainable fashion for outlets such as Quartz, Racked, Newsweek, Refinery29, Inc. Magazine, Fast Company, and Glamour. She is the founder of the leading international ethical fashion blog, EcoCult.com, and President of Ethical Writers & Creatives, an association of thought leaders who use their creative work to improve the world. She specializes in translating the science of sustainable fashion into accessible and fact-based journalism that will both educate consumers, and drive sound policy making to help reform the fashion industry.