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 […]

Your Turn: What or Who is Your Dream Client?

I’m turning the discussion over to you today as I attend to urgent business. Let’s talk about your clients. We often talk about demanding or difficult clients, but have you ever had a dream client? How do you define a “dream client?” For me, a dream client is someone who doesn’t micromanage but keeps the […]

Freelance Writers and Bloggers: Are You Backing Up Your Stuff?

The Freelance Writing Jobs blog you see here isn’t exactly complete. There are three different times I lost a bunch of blog posts. The first time was in 2007 when we lost more than a few posts after switching from Blogger to WordPress. We also lost several months of posts after the great server crash […]

Your Turn: Are You Busier as a Freelance Writer?

Sometimes I wonder if I’m busier as a freelance writer. Balancing several clients and maintaining this blog is only a small portion of what I do during day as I also have a family. With a 9 to 5 job, I left work, came home and that was it. Now the work is always here. […]

Your Turn: Where Do YOU Find Freelance Writing Jobs?

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I often talk about how I find freelance writing jobs, but one thing we don’t really discuss is where YOU find freelance writing jobs. I know most members of this community come to the job lists here and at other blogs and websites. However, I was wndering… do you do anything else to find work? […]

Your Turn: Freelance Writing Job Ad Frustrations


Every day after we post our lists of freelance writing job leads blog , members of the FWJ community discuss the job hunt. We talk about scams, dream gigs and  frustrations with the folks who place the ads.Which brings us to today’s open forum. I’m frustrated by vague ads giving no information about the job […]