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Freelance Writing: Financial Help for Hard Times

The life of a freelancer isn’t always smooth sailing.

In fact, in the past year alone, I know of one writer who lost a house, another who faces a medical crisis, and still others who have been affected by job loss due to an ever-shifting market. 302 more words

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Freelance Writing Contracts

Are you writing without a safety net? If you take on freelance gigs without a contract, or with a bad contract, you could be setting yourself up for trouble. 323 more words

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Freelance Rate Calculator

“What are your writing rates?”

Since writing is such a solitary pursuit, and the industry “standards” are anything but standard, how do you even begin to answer this question? 473 more words

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Taxes for Writers

April is the month for taxes. Not only do U.S. writers have the annual tax deadline on the 15th, our quarterlies are due at the same time. 70 more words

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One Way to Create a Lasting (Negative) Impression

It has happened again.

Today, I received a very polite pitch for a guest blog post. Those of you long-time readers know I rarely host guest posts. 329 more words

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Submit, Submit, Submit: Writing Markets June 2012

It’s time for another issue of writing markets. I hope you find something useful.

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Submit, Submit, Submit: Writing Markets May 2012

Thanks for stopping in for the latest markets.I hope you find something useful.

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