freedom freelance writer rebecca renner

On Freedom & Freelancing, Plus a Reading List on Tyranny

Being a freelancer is scary. I’ve been a full-time freelance writer for only a couple weeks now, and I’m already starting to get anxious about making money. I’ve had a few pitches accepted from some outlets, like Science of Us, that I’m always excited to work for. But nothing messes with your confidence quite like…

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Hello lovelies, long time no see! I am definitely giving away some books, but you'll have to suffer through my life update first. Either that or scroll to the bottom of the page to enter. As you may know, I just transitioned into full-time freelance mode. I'm doing a couple things with that. Writing, of…

Adios, March! Monthly Recap, What I’m Writing & What I’m Reading

  March wasn't quite the shitshow that February was. I actually had some fun. I went to AWP to meet with an agent(!), but I'm not finished editing my book... So there's that. I also went to Books & Books for the first time. I hung out with Chantel Acevedo and Patricia Engel (who are…

Late to the Party: Book Riot’s Read Harder Challenge 2018

I'm a Book Riot Contributor, but still, I was kind of resisting the Read Harder Challenge this year. I keep telling myself that I don't have enough time. But here I am again, doing the thing. I think I have several categories covered already. If you finish (I totally didn't know this last year), snap…

Stuff I Had Published in 2017

Though 2017 in general was something of a garbage fire, publishing-wise, 2017 has been my most prolific year. Here are some of the things I've gotten published: Fiction “The Bottomless Hole on Crooked Palm Boulevard” was a runner up for Crab Orchard Review’s Charles Johnson Fiction Award 2017. ~ Considering that I write about one short story a…