Sat, 31 May 2014 18:54:11 +00002014-05-31T18:54:11Z
Ever wonder about the difference in applying for freelance writing jobs versus other, more traditional jobs? Well, we've got you covered! Check this out: Application Process: Freelance Writing Work Versus Traditional Work.
Sat, 31 May 2014 18:27:34 +00002014-05-31T18:27:34Z
Did you know that the ACA ("Obamacare") has both increased the need for personnel in many medical fields and provided for funding for those looking to break into a medical job? So, how can writers get in on some of that? Here is everything you need to know to get started in writing for the medical field.
Fri, 23 May 2014 07:11:02 +00002014-05-23T07:11:02Z
Ah, readers, the things you become!
I've been on board here at About.com Freelance Writing since 2008. At that time, I was in the toddler stage of my freelance writing career, so this site has grown alongside me. If you were enterprising enough to read this blog in total, in reverse order, you'd witness this growth little by little and issue by issue. There's value in that--watching others' freelance careers grow and change. I've seen it happen to my freelance colleagues, too. Some have become teachers and coaches. Some have moved into corporate positions. Some take up the social aspect of writing and become community managers or social media mavens. Watching those trajectories is interesting and valuable....
Sun, 04 May 2014 13:10:17 +00002014-05-04T13:10:17Z
Just a note that I've got a new session of this online class coming up soon! Learn to use your writing talent to help your causes and create a more just world! This is my favorite topic and my favorite class. We focus on using several different genres to tell the stories that create change. Register at www.tinyurl.com/WriteJust today!
Wed, 30 Apr 2014 21:13:26 +00002014-04-30T21:13:26Z
Between 2013 and 2014, I slowly expanded my freelance writing and editing business into a more full-service communications agency, offering written communications focused on Lansing, Michigan, especially in the areas of social justice and the Latino community....
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:07:40 +00002014-04-14T13:07:40Z
It occurred to me the other day that I tend to prefer short, manageable chunks of information much of the time, as opposed to in-depth, long, heavy explorations of topics with detailed explanations....
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 13:08:46 +00002014-04-07T13:08:46Z
Just a quick note--today is the first day of my class "How to Become a Paid Book Reviewer." This is the fourth time I've taught this class, and those students who go on to apply the knowledge are able to easily earn back the class fee. There is still time (a day or two) to sign up here, via Women on Writing.
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 17:07:47 +00002014-04-01T17:07:47Z
I recently received an email from a new-intermediate freelance writer who had explored my site in detail trying to develop her business a little. I was intrigued by what she had to say. Check it out:...
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:58:45 +00002014-03-31T22:58:45Z
Wondering if you should go it alone or hire a freelance writer? Here are some tips.
Mon, 31 Mar 2014 22:55:34 +00002014-03-31T22:55:34Z
Looking for an internship in freelance writing? Here are some ideas.