Dusting Off an Old Writer’s Manual For Medium

Can The Freelance Writer’s Handbook, from 1987, help us out in the 2020s?

Aaron Jacklin
3 min readMay 22, 2023

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As a young journalist in the early 2000s, I came across a slim volume that made my life much easier. It was already old then.

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In it, I found many helpful tips and ideas, including a number of article formats that promised to turn regular…

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Aaron Jacklin

Creating quality, ethical nonfiction crime content. Criminology Journalist & Writing Coach. Writing a book by July 2024.