22
Dec

BinderCon Success Stories #2

Could you use a little writing inspiration today? Installment #2 of our BinderCon Writer Success Stories includes experiences from Nana Brew-Hammond & Lisa Roepe: “What continues to inspire me most about BinderCon is that it exists. It’s real, it’s here, and it came together so quickly! …The fact the founders capitalized on the momentum and went...
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21
Dec

Where does the money go?

Out of the Binders is a non-profit devoted to advancing the careers of women and gender non-conforming writers by connecting them with the skills, knowledge, and networking opportunities they need to get ahead as authors, journalists, screenwriters, TV writers, playwrights, poets, and more. In the interest of full transparency, and as a part of our...
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21
Dec

BinderCon Success Stories #1

During the month of December we’ve been collecting writing success stories from our wonderful community of women and gender non-conforming writers. These anecdotes are music to our ears–the very reason we volunteer our time. We hope they inspire you. Stay tuned, we’ll be posting more of these stories over the coming 10 days. “BinderCon inspired me over and...
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17
Dec

What BinderCon Means to Laura Shin

We are so grateful to have Laura Shin on our Board of Advisors. Laura is a full-time freelancer with a prolific portfolio and track record of generously helping and educating other freelancers, so they can achieve financial stability in an ever-changing industry. You may have even taken her “Financially Successful Freelancing” or “Pretty Standard” contracts workshop at one...
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15
Dec

Episode Four: Sara Benincasa, From Agoraphobia to ABC Pilot

Making it as a writer means dealing with a lot of rejection – and learning how to persevere through pretty tough times. Novelist and memoirist Sara Benincasa (Agorafabulous, DC Trip) opens up about how her struggles with mental illness gave her the resiliency she needed for a career in writing, and shares the best advice she ever got from Diablo Cody.
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7
Dec

NYC BinderCon Recap!

It’s been nearly a month since our 3rd BinderCon; our 2nd in NYC! With such a broad range of panels, writers and storytellers, we had the opportunity to learn not only be introspective and learn more about our individual storytelling skills, but also learn more about the stories of the people around us. Here is...
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