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The Freelance Life

The Freelance Life

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Book Chat: Marcia Rosen
Today’s episode is a Book Chat episode, where we get to know one of the books that has been published by a fellow NAIWE member. If you are a member of the National Association of Independent Writers and Editors, and you would like to be interviewed on a future Book Chat episode, send an email to Our guest today is Marcia Rosen. Marcia Rosen (aka M. Glenda Rosen) is a marketing and public relations advisor for authors and a senior team member creating out-of-the-box strategies for a marketing/advertising agency and client projects. She was owner and founder of a business/marketing and public relations agency and consulting firm in New York City; The Hamptons; and Albuquerque, New Mexico, where the company served as advisors to a wide range of national, regional, and local clientele. Marcia has presented book marketing and public relations programs at local and national events, including major book conferences, for nearly 20 years. In addition, she has worked with numerous authors developing and implementing plans to create an awareness of them as authors and gain recognition and sales for their books, including book launch campaigns and ongoing actions both through social media and traditional activities. Marcia is the author of ten books. She has published numerous articles and is a member of Sisters In Crime Los Angeles and Albuquerque, Central Coast Writers, Public Safety Writer’s Association, and Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. So stay tuned! I think you are going to enjoy learning about Marcia Rosen’s recent book series, Senior Sleuths Mystery series.
November 30, 2021
Member of the Month: Ruth Thaler-Carter
Today’s episode is a Member of the Month episode, where we get to know one of our fellow NAIWE members. If you are a member of the National Association of Independent Writers and Editors, and you would like to be interviewed on a future Member of the Month episode, send an email to Our guest today is Ruth Thaler-Carter. Ruth E. “I can write about anything!” Thaler-Carter, NAIWE’s Networking Expert, provides writing, editing, proofreading, website critiques and updates, and presentations to publications, associations, businesses, not-for-profit organizations and individuals in diversity, decorative arts, cats, landscaping/gardening, education, facilities management, healthcare and wellness, communications, freelancing, business, law, public relations/marketing, and much more. Thaler-Carter is the author/publisher of “Get Paid to Write! Getting Started as a Freelance Writer” and the short story “Sometimes You Save the Cat …” and co-author of the 2020 editions of “Freelancing 101: Launching Your Editorial Business” and “Resumés for Freelancers” for the Editorial Freelancers Association. She owns Communication Central, which co-hosts with NAIWE an annual conference for freelancers; A Flair for Writing, which helps aspiring authors get published; and the An American Editor blog. Thaler-Carter has received awards for her writing and editing skills; contributions to the Rochester, NY-area literary community; and support of fellow freelancers. She is a popular presenter at conferences and in webinars about freelancing, websites, editing and proofreading, grammar, websites, working with associations, specializing vs. generalizing, networking, and other topics related to the world of writing, editing, proofreading and publishing. Known as the “Queen of Networking,” Thaler-Carter is active in the NAIWE, EFA, Cat Writers Association, Society of Professional Journalists, ACES: The Society for Editing, and several more.
September 03, 2021
Book Chat: Bob Emery
Meet Bob Emery, who publishes under R.J. Eastwood. He has recently published Midnight Black: The Purge.
July 10, 2019