Freelance Writing Jobs for August 4, 2009

A couple of years ago there was much drama over a scammy company called Laray Carr. This company ripped off writers and designers and led to a full scale FBI investigation. Well, it appears the people behind Laray Carr are back again, under the name Niche Age Media. I won’t rehash all the sordid details here, espcially when Victoria Strauss just did so at Writers Beware and tells the tale so well, but I will ask you to check out these former posts here and at Writer’s Beware so you don’t fall victim to these scammy people. Writer’s Beware: Laray Carr Publications, Laray Carr Update. Thanks to everyone who wrote to bring the situation to my attention, and thanks especially for looking out for your fellow writers.

Below are some posts around the network you may have missed, if you enjoyed any of the blog posts by the FWJ blog team, I hope you’ll click the re-tweet button and show them some love!

After you enjoy the reading, check out the leads…

Web Content Writing Jobs

  1. Web Content Writer/SEO
  2. Content Creator for Handshake 2.0 – $20/post
  3. Need Web Copy Re-written
  4. Wikipedia Writer – Atlanta
  5. Intern for Social Green Website (paid)
  6. Content Writer: Law/Bankruptcy
  7. Online Fantasy/RPG Writer

Blogging Jobs

  1. Celebrity Fashion Blogger - Lifetime TV
  2. Ghost Blogger
  3. Blogger for Contractor - Inland Empire
  4. Blogger/Moderator at I Can Haz Cheezburger
  5. Political Blogger - $10/post
  6. Blogger Needed for MortgageOutreach.org

Proofreading and Editing Jobs

  1. Assistant Editor at Nature Find
  2. Editor for Michigan Film, Music and Entertainment Industries
  3. Part Time/Temporary Editorial Assistant – NYC

Copywriting Jobs

  1. Freelance Copywriter – Hartford CT
  2. SEO Copywriter – Fort Meyers
  3. Excellent Marketing Copywriter

Business Plans, Grant and Proposal Writing Jobs

  1. Government Proposal Writer – Los Angeles
  2. Grant Writer - Springfield MA
  3. Startup in Need of Business Plan Writer - Atlanta
  4. Business Plan for Production Company

Resume Writing Jobs

  1. Resume and Cover Letter Help - $50 – $100
  2. Help with Resume
  3. Resume Help – Chicago
  4. Experienced Resume Writing

Journalism Jobs

  1. Journalists for the International

Food Writing Jobs

  1. Food Critic - Flagstaff/Sedona
  2. Food Writer – Chicago

General/Misc. Freelance Writing Jobs

  1. Freelance Medical Writer Wanted
  2. Freelance Writer – Corporate Communications – NYC
  3. Freelance Financial Writer
  4. Business Writing Coach Needed – NYC
  5. Freelance Business Writer and Researcher
  6. Creative Writer for SciFi Novel
  7. Photography and Camera Writers - $20/article
  8. Aspiring Entertainment Writers
  9. Statistical Expert Who Can Write
  10. Confident Writer Needed
  11. Need Writer to Pen Web Series – $300 – $500
  12. Good Writer Needed – $400
  13. Experienced Writer Needed

Magazine Submissions, Guidelines and Markets

  1. Bead and Button
  2. The Smart Set
  3. Stitches
  4. Chicken Soup for the Soul
  5. Natural Home
  6. The Herb Companion
  7. Grit Magazine
  8. Cappers
  9. Motorcycle Classics
  10. Farm Collector
  11. Gas Engine Magazine
  12. Upscale Men’s Magazine Seeks Submissions

Good luck!

Comments

  1. Thanks for the list — Have a great day!

  2. I can’t believe they are back in action! I was taken by them. :( I wrote 15 articles for assorted magazines that ended up not existing. I did eventually sell those articles on Constant Content, but still.

    Thanks for bringing this to our attention!

  3. I don’t know about the Upscale mens magazine. Hush still owes me $300 for an article for more than a year ago. All responsive when they wanted me to right. No response when it was time to compensate for the work. Watch out for them…

  4. I was offline for a week or so and came back to this new format for job leads. Just wanted to let you know that I love it! So much easier to find the leads that work for me. Thanks!

  5. Hush is an adult entertainment magazine with lots of nude women photos on its site, just so y’all know.

    The social green Web site internship (#5) mentions that the intern can give some or all of their pay to their favorite charity. What, don’t writers need to eat?

  6. We live on words, Lisa. On words.

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