Freelance Writing Jobs, August 12, 2015

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Howdy! Welcome to another edition of paid freelance writing jobs. For students who want to become journalists, here’s a great post from Bustle. It talks about how you can get nab freelance writing gigs to help you move forward with your career. Now, onto the freelance writing jobs! Paid Freelance Writing Jobs Content Writing Jobs […]

22 Websites That Pay Freelance Writers in 2015

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There are several ways to find freelance writing gigs. Answering ads posted on job boards is one method, and you probably want to try more than one approach in your search for gigs. Another way to find work (and one that may lead to a steady gig in some cases) is to approach websites that […]

Freelance Writing Jobs for November 17, 2014

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Hi Everyone, Noemi will be away this week due to personal reasons so I will be doing the jobs for now, good luck! Freelance Writing Jobs Content Writing Jobs Staff Writers needed at MakeUseOf.com  Freelance Writer (Contract) – Mountain View, CA Minecraft writers needed Content writers needed Content Marketer / Copywriter Experienced writers needed – Telecommute Write […]

5 Surprising Freelance Writing Jobs

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Editor’s note: This post was written by Brie Weiler Reynolds,  the Director of Online Content at FlexJobs and a contributing writer for 1 Million for Work Flexibility. FlexJobs is the award-winning site for telecommuting and flexible jobs, listing thousands of pre-screened, legitimate, and professional-level work-from-home, flexible schedule, part-time, and freelance jobs. Brie provides career and job search advice through […]

5 Side Gigs for Freelance Writers

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As a freelance writer, you probably have a particular subject area and style of writing to focus on. But because freelancing is inherently uncertain, it can be helpful to have a side gig or two to help stretch you through lean times. Here are five part-time side gigs that showcase the variety of opportunities available […]

When a Freelance Writing Job Doesn’t Pay

There is perhaps no other topic in the freelance writing world that generates more controversy than the concept of writers writing for free. Bring it up and lines in invisible sand are drawn, commenting spikes and in the case of Harlan Ellison, a few F-bombs are dropped. It’s understandable. Shady publishers and editors prey on […]

How to Cope with a Client’s Inappropriate Questions

Have you ever been asked an inappropriate or even illegal question in a job interview? It’s happened to me on occasion, and unfortunately both times the interview was for a job at a law firm. (You would think legal types would know better, but apparently they don’t.) One person interviewing me asked if I was […]

The Best of FWJ February

February brought most of us in the States snow storm after snow storm, Valentine’s Day and some really informative posts from the FWJ crew. Here are a few of the most popular: Applying for a Freelance Writing Gig Without Looking Desperate by Jodee Redmond In this post Jodee cautions against oversharing when looking for writing […]

Four Things the Academy Awards Can Teach Us About Freelance Writing

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Were you glued to the television last night checking out the Oscars? Were you more interested in what people were wearing than who actually took home one of the golden statues, or was it all about seeing people rewarded for their work? I watched a little bit of the show last night, but didn’t stay […]

Job Security in Freelance Writing

Dear Readers, I have been following an interesting discussion on another forum where someone asked whether there was job security in freelance writing. First of all, the words job security and freelance writing really shouldn’t be put together in the same sentence. When you are providing services on a freelance basis, you are not working […]