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


Jan 12, 2023

In this episode, Estelle Erasmus and Sherry Paprocki speak with Courtney Maum. 

Courtney is the author of five books, including the groundbreaking publishing guide that Vanity Fair recently named one of the ten best books for writers, BEFORE AND AFTER THE BOOK DEAL and the memoir THE YEAR OF THE HORSES, chosen by The Today Show as the best read for mental health awareness. A writing coach, executive director of the nonprofit learning collaborative “The Cabins,” and educator, Courtney's mission is to help people hold on to the joy of art-making in a culture obsessed with turning artists into brands. You can sign up for her publishing tips newsletter and online masterclasses at CourtneyMaum.com

In this episode:

  • How Courtney navigates through multiple genres.
  • The importance of building connections with other creatives in the writing world.
  • Tips for connecting with publishers. 
  • Courtney’s tips on how writers can prioritize their mental health 

 

Connect with Courtney: 

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

Website: https://www.courtneymaum.com

The Cabins Retreat Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thecabinsretreat/

SubStack: https://courtneymaum.substack.com




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

 

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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