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Mar 9, 2023

In this episode, Estelle Erasmus and Sherry Paprocki spoke with editor/author, Alan Henry. 

Alan Henry is the author of Seen, Heard, and Paid: The New Work Rules for the Marginalized. He is a service journalist and editor who writes and commissions stories that help readers make better use of technology and embrace a healthier relationship with it in their lives. He is currently the special projects editor at WIRED. He was previously the Smarter Living editor at the New York Times, and before that the editor in chief of the productivity and lifestyle blog Lifehacker.

 

In this episode:

  • Connecting with editors and understanding what they want to publish.

  • How to be seen in the workplace.

  • Henry’s tips for freelancers on writing and self-editing.

  • Advice on working with a publishing company. 

 

Connect with Alan:

Email: alan_henry@wired.com

Personal Email: alanhenry@novaworks.net

Website: https://www.alan-henry.net

Twitter: https://twitter.com/halophoenix

 

Connect with Estelle:

Website: https://estelleserasmus.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/EstelleSErasmus/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/EstelleSErasmus

Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@estelleserasmus

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/estelle.sobel.erasmus/

Estelle’s Classes: https://estelleserasmus.com/classes

Writing That Gets Noticed: Find Your Voice, Become a Better Storyteller, Get Published: Available for pre-order. https://lnkd.in/eyxFTpcA

 

Connect with Sherry: 

Website: https://sherrybeckpaprocki.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paprockisherry/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sherry.paprocki

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sherrypaprocki

Book: www.freelancefancy.com

 

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