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Making the Grade as a Freelance Educational Writer by Anne Vize → ALTHOUGH THE NONFICTION GENRES ARE OFTEN POPULAR amongst freelance writers, many don't consider educational writing as a possibility for generating income. Educational writing takes a special set of skills and some well-honed writing techniques, but it can be a lucrative and satisfying field for a freelancer. Let's take a look at the world of educational writing, 21st century style ...
Can You Be a Freelance Food Writer and Vegetarian? by Melissa Kravitz → ETHICS AND REPORTING DO NOT PAIR WELL TOGETHER. This may be why everyone hates journalists. As a reporter, you have an obligation to the story, not the people in it. This may seem difficult, or even wrong on some level, but if every reporter decided to act on what he or she thought was right, improving the world rather than shedding light on the issues, true journalism would never exist ...
Writing About Video Games? How to Break into this Fun Freelance Market by Nathan Meunier →As a freelance writer, it's not hard to spin your favorite hobby into a source of income by writing articles, but those of you out there who love gaming are particularly in luck. The game industry itself is booming, but what you might not know is there's a large and diverse writing niche for game journalism in its many incarnations and offshoots ...
Freelance Writing for Pet Magazines by Emily Flaherty → You may be surprised to discover that the national directory of magazines for the United States lists over 18,000 magazines. Some of these magazines focus specifically on animals and pets, which makes them great markets. However, pet magazines are just a piece of the market. A little creativity can go a long way in pet writing. Pets are a piece of almost everyone's life and article possibilities abound for other national, regional or even trade magazines ...

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Writing Contests/Poetry Competitions
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NEW Fence Modern Poets Series - $1,000 prize - Deadline: 02/28/2015
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Learn About a Writing Career
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Top 10 Tips Series
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Top 10 Hot Topics
An ongoing series of hot topics that you can pitch to editors at different magazines and websites.



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Ask the Experts
Expert advice from professional freelance writers and book authors on writing, marketing and making money as a freelance writer. Each month we gather expert advice and timely quotes from leading experts in the industry.


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Sample Query Letter Templates
Learn how freelance writers compose query letters to pitch articles to magazines and websites. These are real query letters written by real writers.


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Freelance Writing: The Video Tutorial Series
Short videos offer you solid advice on becoming a freelance writer and how to succeed in a writing career.


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