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Freelance Writing Direct: Conversations with authors, journalists, novelists, memoirists, niche writers, agents, publishers, writing teachers, assigning editors and media experts.

Sep 14, 2023

In this episode:

  • The benefit of starting your story with a hook [3:09]

  • Going from interviewing experts to becoming an expert [7:36]

  • Her pivot from journalist to author [10:53]

  • Writing about family in your book and the challenge of sharing their voices [13:57]

  • Navigating covering a fraught topic like money in your book [7:36]

  • Bobbi’s favorite tips for organizing her writing/writing time [21:19]


Bobbi Rebell, CFP® is the founder of Financial Wellness Strategies and the author of Launching Financial Grownups: Live Your Richest Life by Helping Your (Almost) Adult Kids Become Everyday Money Smart. She is a financial wellness advocate, the host of the Wellness for Financial Grownups podcast and the founder of Bobbi was previously a global business news anchor and personal finance columnist at Reuters and held various journalist positions at top news outlets including CNBC, CNN and PBS.


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