Pitching is Scary, Not Pitching is Worse

How constant worry was more harmful to my writing life than send a few crappy pitches.

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When you first start freelance writing, pitching is scary. You have to reach out to strangers and those strangers are in charge of bylines, money, and validation of your writing career. It feels like there’s a lot at stake, as if your career is on the line with every email.