Writing is about so much more than just the written word. Nowadays, you have to be prepared to promote your work and to be brave and tell the world that you are truly serious about writing. It means strengthening your existing…
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Thinking of setting up as a freelance writer? Read this first. It’s important that you develop a strong business approach….
By Annette Young
The advice given to new writers is often to carve out a niche area and stick to it and they are right…. to a degree. But I remember when I took my first serious steps towards writing, I didn’t know what niche area to focus on – freelance writing or creative writing, frankly, I wanted to do it all. I was brimming over with ideas and just loved the experience of writing and learning. I tried to focus on just one project, but it was impossible.
by Annette Young Every now and then I feel the urge to stick up for writers everywhere and to tell potential clients to pay up…
Many freelance writers, who write full-time, will agree that to survive within the publishing world, there are constant pressures to seek out new publishing outlets and to continually strive for the regular publication of new articles.
To the outsider looking in, life may seem sweet, with hours to suit, no trudging to work in the wind and rain, or working at a job you despise, however, freelancers vary rarely work the traditional 9-5 and
Freelance writing.It’s hard in the current climes. There are several reasons for this. Clients have less money in their budgets to pay and even if they don’t, they see that writers are prepared to work for next to nothing. There is another reason too. There are more writers out there.
These writers will understandably charge less and their need to do so is because they desperately need to boost their income. Fair point. For many, life sucks in terms of business, bills and constant drains on their money. So, assuming that these writers
I have been writing professionally for many years. My first tentative steps into the creative writing and freelance writing arena taught me a lot. It taught me that this is a tough profession with ever-increasing demands but as such, you have to treat it like any other work stream and you have a pride in your work. Work hard, work smart and be professional.
We are all guilty of allowing self-limitations to hold us back. We might not think about them, we might not want to admit that we hold back from our creative dreams but the chances are that these self-limitations perform a stranglehold on our publishing aspirations. I know I was guilty of this when I picked up my first professional writing job many years ago. I kept looking at the project overview
If you are looking to break into freelance writing – whether on a full-time or part-time basis, there are some important characteristics that the top freelancers all share. If you can take into account and adopt some of these characteristics into your own writing, then you will stand a much better chance at becoming successful and earning money from your writing.
Ah, writing. For those of us who love to play with words, it’s like standing in front of a smorgasbord, agonizing over which delicacies to try. You can potter about with your writing as a thoroughly delightful hobby
Citybuzz.com is looking for a blog writer for the city of Los Angeles. Write about your favorite places to eat/ drink/ and sightsee.
Each blog only has to be 150 words.
Compensation: $10 per post
We are seeking a blogger. We have 50 different blogs related to blind and visually impaired people. The task is to add one unique well written post to each of the blogs once a week every week. Each post needs to be 300 words
Check out this week’s writing jobs and good luck. Remember, if you want lots of writing jobs sent to you once a week, sign up for our Premier1 newsletter.
Entertainment Bloggers and Guest Bloggers
Starpulse is currently looking for creative bloggers and guest bloggers with social network skills to join our contributing writer network. We are looking for writers who can inform
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Rapidly growing restaurant group is looking for experienced freelance copy writer. Writer needs to have an understanding and appreciation for food, wine, and the NYC restaurant scene. Must be able to deliver a message and entice the consumer in a concise and effective manner. Expe
Check out the latest writing jobs that are published today. Don’t forget though that writing jobs get snapped up quickly so check out the details and apply to any that grab your attention.
If you fancy picking up a nice writing job before Christmas, then here is your chance.
Creative and Computer Savvy Writer
Small office in Midtown in need of a technology-savvy writer for medium-term assignment. Must be technically knowledgeable and be able to handle a variety of miscellaneous tasks.
Need to pick up an extra writing job or two? Take a look at our brand new list of writing jobs and take your pick. If you work as a freelance writer or would like to take your first steps into the freelance writing world, why not join our Premier1 Membership packag
Ever really wanted to quit a writing job halfway through but thought you couldn’t? Well you can. And sometimes it is the only option you have. So when and why should you give up, and should you ever feel guilty about it?
Here we are again with more writing jobs. If there are any that appeal, then don’t delay as good writing jobs are snapped up quickly. If you would like more writing markets and writing jobs, then sign up for our Premier1 membership which gives you a weekly job listings (not seen on the Creative Competitor) and masses of discounts aimed at the serious writer.
Copy Writer for Personal Ads (New York)
Person with good writing skills to write personal ads
Are you ready to take your writing to the next level? Do you dream of writing the next best-seller? Do you long to see your name in print in magazines and on websites? Do you want to take the first steps to a lucrative writing career?
Setting up a freelance writing blog can be great fun albeit a challenge if time is limited, but don’t let that put you off, Creative Competitor Annette Young says planning is all important
If you are passionate about freelance writing and you would love to make it your full-time career, then you need to learn what works and what doesn’t, so that you can stand out against other writers. Freelance writing can be tough especially if you are just starting out or learning the ropes whilst trying desperately to make a living.