Little Bits & Pieces: A Digital Media Blog

What happens when a job fails to close because the company decided to “go another way?”…oh and they forgot to tell you? A part of me hopes the company really stressed over writing that email to you (or hopefully a phone call), but I hardly believe that is the truth. It’s frustrating to know that they’ve probably been working out this other deal while they’ve been signing off on your recent drafts. I tend to believe companies feel a freelancer can just pull a fantastic book cover design (or whatever) out of thin air. When they encourage you along the way, nod and approve at each new draft, then pull the rug from under you…they should have never held the ‘hiring wand’ in the first place.

There becomes a delicate balance between getting the job and keeping it. In most cases as noted in Freelance Writing blog, “One of…

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