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The Pyjama Myth: The Freelance Writer's Survival Guide

By Sian Meades-Williams

Every single freelance writer is winging it. Sometimes they're even doing it while wearing pyjamas.

You made The Pyjama Myth: The Freelance Writer's Survival Guide a reality. It's available in all good book stores now.
$9 
50 pledges

eBook

A copy of the eBook edition
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$25  + shipping
221 pledges

Signed book

Get your signed copy of The Pyjama Myth
$25  + shipping

A Christmas Gift

This Christmas, treat someone to a pledge. We'll send you this card to download and put beneath the tree. Add their name to the book's supporter list, and we'll send them the book once it's published.
$40  + shipping
13 pledges

Book bundle

Buy two copies of the book: one for you, one for a friend.
$40  + shipping
20 pledges

Brownie points

Get your copy of The Pyjama Myth PLUS Sian will bake you some brownies to snack on as you read it.
$45  + shipping
13 pledges

Pitch 'n' putt

Sian will review one of your pitches and make improvements/suggestions and give you ideas about where to pitch it. Plus you'll receive a copy of the book.
$50  + shipping
8 pledges

Totes overdue

A tote bag of all the excuses to not pay freelancers on time plus a signed copy of the book
$50  + shipping
2 pledges

Hung out to dry

A tea towel of all the excuses to not pay freelancers on time plus a signed copy of the book
$65  + shipping
10 pledges

The one-to-one

Get a one-to-one freelance advice session with Sian via Skype, plus you'll receive a copy of The Pyjama Myth with your name in the back among the list of supporters.
$75  + shipping
5 pledges

Fully booked

Go book shopping in London with Sian, who will then buy you cake and coffee, over which you can quiz her about freelance life. You will also receive a copy of the book.
$85  + shipping
3 pledges

The one-to-one

Get a one-to-one hour freelance advice session with Sian via Skype, plus you'll receive a copy of The Pyjama Myth with your name in the back among the list of supporters.
$125  + shipping
16 pledges

Pitch, please

Sian will review three of your pitches via email and make improvements/suggestions as well as ideas about where to pitch. You will also receive a copy of the book.
$175  + shipping
1 pledge

10 x book bundle

Buy ten copies of the book to share with friends or colleagues.
$300  + shipping
2 pledges

You've got email

Sian will give your company a premium listing in the Freelance Writing Jobs newsletter (subject to approval: this is intended for a freelance writing gig or a product or service that is relevant to the audience), plus you'll receive a copy of the book.
$315  + shipping
1 pledge

Working it

Sian will run a workshop at your office about how you can better improve your working relationships with freelancers, or will visit your business or university to give a careers talk to your journalism/creative writing/English students. Travel outside of London not included.

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