7 REAL Places to Find Freelance Writing Jobs

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  When you're just starting out as a freelance writer, it can be hard to know where to find work. Once you've been writing for a while, you'll likely find yourself with a list of regular clients and, in some cases, companies will seek you out specifically for your services. Until then, however, you can expect to do a little fishing. You'll need to do a lot of gig pitchi...

An Introduction to Freelance Writing

Freelance Writing, Amanda Bowyer
One great way to make a little extra money on the side (or completely replace your income - your choice), is to become a freelance writer. It's outrageous, but as someone who majored in English it never once occurred to me that I could sell my writing online. I thought, "Sure, maybe if I wrote a book or something," but the truth is that companies, and even individuals, will...

7 Self-Publishing Myths Aspiring Authors Shouldn’t Believe

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Are you interested in self-publishing a book you’ve been working on? Or perhaps you have expertise in a specific area that there simply aren’t very many, if any, books on? There are so many self-publishing myths out there that can really scare aspiring authors away from publishing their own works, which is a total shame! So, we’re going to take a look at seven prevalent self-...

5 Common Writing Errors to Avoid

Writing, Writing Errors
Language is constantly changing and writing changes with it, so it's easy to make mistakes. For writers, however, it is essential that grammatical errors be eliminated from a text before it is viewed by its target audience. This is just as vital for authors as it is for freelance writers. I've edited countless documents, short stories, and novels over the years and I'm g...