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I’m excited to tell you about a newsletter we’re launching for the Freelance Writing Jobs network. It’s something I’ve been toying with for a while, but wanted to make sure the FWJ community will receive value  – even a free newsletter. I’ve never been a fan of blog newsletters that only feature the same exact things that are posted to the blog each week. Well, we will have that, but much more. Coming soon, the FWJ newsletter will feature: * Blog posts, news and gigs from around the FWJ network. * Past gems from the FWJ archives. * Columns and [Read more…]

News and Announcements: November 1, 2009

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Taking care of the housekeeping! Comments Contest Thanks to the entire FWJ community for participating in our comments contest. For many members of the community, it was business as usual and I appreciate your continuing to provide thoughts and insight to our discussions here. We also met a few new friends. Welcome! I’m tallying up the comments to choose the winner. This is going to be trickier than I thought because even though we had community members participating in the discussions throughout the month someone came along on Friday night and commented on about a hundred posts. While there was [Read more…]

Resume Roundup: Some Posts You May Have Missed

I’ve been getting some questions about resumes for freelance writers lately. Not everyone who you are interested in working with will want to see a resume. Some prospective clients will want to see it to get an idea of who you are and what kind of experience you bring to the table. You can’t judge the quality of a gig that you are applying for by whether the client is asking for a resume. (I don’t remember if Deb has ever asked to see mine.) Some of them would rather see samples of your work to get an idea of [Read more…]

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