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Ask The Freelance Dude #7 - A Viable Career?


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Dear Freelance Dude,

With the current economic state in mind, do you think games journalism is (still) a viable career option?

Signed,
KnucklesSonic8

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Nathan Meunier

Ask The Freelance Dude #6 - Die, Debugs, Die!


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Dear Freelance Dude,

I’m wondering what the rule is for debug consoles and freelancers. I’m trying to branch out, and one of the things I’ve realized makes one more enticing to publications is access to a debug. 357 more words

Nathan Meunier

Ask The Freelance Dude #5 - Feedback Quest


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Dear Freelance Dude,

I’ve been studying journalism for about three years now, and I got a job in layout at a newspaper currently. I want to make the jump in writing (gaming, sports, etc.), but I try to send writing samples to get critiques and advice from different outlets and I don’t get anything back. 359 more words

Nathan Meunier

Ask The Freelance Dude #4 - Proper Schooling?


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Dear Freelance Dude,

Do you need to have a degree in journalism to get your foot in the door? I’m doing a degree in engineering, and I can’t change to journalism, but I have a blog and enjoy writing about tech and video games. 387 more words

Nathan Meunier

Ask The Freelance Dude #3 - A New Journalism Beat


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Dear Freelance Dude,

I am a former music journalist and avid gamer, who now works in the gaming industry, and is looking to get into writing about games. 448 more words

Nathan Meunier

Ask The Freelance Dude #1 - Freelance or Full-Time?


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Dear Freelance Dude,

Is the end goal of freelancing to work for a major gaming publication (Game Informer, IGN, Nintendo Power, etc.), or is it more of a choice, with some moving on to full-time work, and some happy staying freelancers? 355 more words

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Introducing: "Ask The Freelance Dude"

Greetings people of the Internet. You like to write. I like to write. That’s lovely. Give yourself a hug. I just did. You have questions about writing, freelancing, game journalism, or whatnot.  290 more words

Nathan Meunier