How to Get and Lose a Writing Job

I wasn’t honest with myself or the editor

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I was thrilled, and a bit apprehensive when I was offered the writing job, but I lost the job before I even wrote one word.

This job was unique in that it was the only job where I was simultaneously looking forward to and dreading my first assignment.



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Christine Schoenwald

Christine Schoenwald


Writer for The Los Angeles Times, Salon, The Startup, Tenderly, Fearless She Wrote, MuddyUm.