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Terminology for Beginning Freelance Writers

Not sure what scope creep is or whether a kill fee is a good thing? Ever feel confusion when looking over the acronyms in job ads? Whether it’s CMS, B2B, or B2C, this is...
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I’m a Beginner—How Can I Get My First Freelance Writing Job?

Anyone can call themselves a freelance writer, but the declaration doesn’t mean much if you aren’t able to land a paid writing gig. For beginners, this is often a daunting task. Where do you...
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Should New Freelance Writers Work for Free?

In any career path, people expect to start at the bottom and work their way up. And sometimes, that means taking on unpaid or minimally paid internships. However, it certainly isn’t necessary for new...
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Freelance Writing After Retirement: Launching Your Second Career

Are you looking to launch a second career? If so, you’re not alone. For millions of people around the world, retirement is no longer the end of working. If you’ve always dreamed of becoming...
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Grammar Guide: Commas

Commas are one of the most important grammatical elements, but also one of the easiest to misuse. However, once you know the guidelines for comma use, you’ll be ready to dive into your next...
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Rules of Professionalism: A Guide for Student Freelancers

Freelance writing is an ideal job for college students, because it can be done on almost any schedule, and it allows you to be your own boss when it comes to choosing when to...
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Preparing for Your First Skype Interview

As a freelance writer, at some point, you are going to be involved in a Skype interview. In some circumstances, you may be the one being interviewed by a potential client who is considering...
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Writing Auditions: Should You Write Free Samples to Apply for a Writing Job?

It’s standard practice for hiring managers to review writing samples before hiring a freelancer. For writers, a professional portfolio is just an extension of the resume. It demonstrates to the hiring manager that the...
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Your Guide to Finding a Writing Job

With so many job sites out there, how can you narrow down your options for finding a writing job? Writers Work makes it easy! Check out this handy guide to the pros and cons...
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Standing Out in a Crowded Freelance Marketplace

There’s no denying it: Freelance writing is all the rage these days. More and more writers are discovering the advantages of working for themselves, choosing their own assignments, and earning money being creative. Moreover,...