How to Get your Second Freelance Writing Job: The No-bid Way to Repeat Gigs

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Once you have successfully landed your first freelance writing job, you should be thinking about completing it to your client’s specifications, to be sure. Now is the perfect time to start developing the habit of thinking ahead (if you haven’t already) and looking at how to get your second freelance writing job.

6 Social Media Habits That Will Kill Your Freelance Writing Career

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So we all know that what we post on social media can kill your chances of landing — or even keeping — a great job. We’ve all been admonished to keep the photos of drunken exploits off Facebook, to lock down our privacy settings to avoid being tagged in unflattering photos, and to be careful […]

How to Start Writing in Retirement

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Editor’s note: This post was written by Jennifer Parris, career writer at FlexJobs, the award-winning site for telecommuting and flexible job listings. FlexJobs lists thousands of pre-screened, legitimate, and professional-level work-from-home jobs and other types of flexibility like part-time positions, freelancing, and flexible schedules. Jennifer provides career and job search advice through the FlexJobs Blog and social media. Learn […]

Freelance Writing Jobs, June 1, 2015

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It’s the first of the month again – time for a fresh start! Even though the first week looks like it’s going to be very busy, I am looking forward to the weeks ahead. I hope you are, too! Here are your paid freelance writing jobs for today. Have a great Monday! Paid Freelance Writing […]

4 Best Tips to Kill Procrastination

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“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.” – Douglas Adams Every writer knows this quote and has probably said/written it more than once. In reality, however, that whooshing noise is not so pleasant. It’s the stuff writers’ nightmares are made of. Especially when a client is inflexible when […]

Catch Writing Mistakes More Easily With Grammarly

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We all make mistakes and typos, but that’s what proofreading is for, right? There’s also Word – or whatever software you use to create documents – which has spell check built in. However, we know quite well how Word misses a lot of mistakes, especially when it comes to more complicated syntax. Also, Word is […]

Greeting Card Writing Tips

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I’d like to think that freelance writers are some of the most versatile creatives out there. Most of us can write about a variety of topics, use different styles, and reach out to various audiences. Source One interesting market for freelance writers, which challenges one’s creativity more than usual is the greeting card market. If […]

Ways to Get in the Writing Zone

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Source Writing for a living is not as easy as others would think, is it? Whether you’re writing your novel, or you’re writing articles and blog posts for clients, there are periods when you just can’t seem to focus. There are those times, however, when you get in the writing zone, and you seem to […]

How Did You Start Your Freelance Writing Career?

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I was browsing Reddit earlier, when I found a thread titled “What was your first paid freelance gig?”. There were quite a few interesting answers, and it got me thinking about my own experience. Source Today, I’m going to turn things over to you and ask you to share your own experience: how did you […]