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Writer-to Writer: A Talk With Simon Toyne - Huffington Post

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Writer-to Writer: A Talk With Simon Toyne
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He returned to the U.K. and continued writing, while free-lancing in television to help pay the bills.
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Five Mobile Apps that Improve Freelance Writing Productivity - The Content Standard by Skyword

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Five Mobile Apps that Improve Freelance Writing Productivity
The Content Standard by Skyword
Ah, technology. Certain digital tools can help increase efficiency, while others, not so much (I'm looking at you,Candy Crush).
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10 Famous Writers Who Hated Writing - Huffington Post

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10 Famous Writers Who Hated Writing Huffington Post Most writers, if not all, whether professional, recreational, or scholastic, hate writing at one point, or, in some cases, every point, in their careers, and their attestations to this can...
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A few writer's block tricks of the trade - BlueRidgeNow.com

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A few writer's block tricks of the trade
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Whether we are writing for business or pleasure, we may encounter “writer's block” — the phrase that indicates we just can't get started or we just can't keep going.
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A FREELANCE WRITER'S GUIDE TO USING PUBLIC SPEAKING AS A MARKETING TOOL by Neil Tortorella

A FREELANCE WRITER'S GUIDE TO USING PUBLIC SPEAKING AS A MARKETING TOOL by Neil Tortorella | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Public speaking is easily one of the most anxiety and fear-inducing activities a person can do. Just the thought of speaking in front of a group can be the cause of sweaty palms, the knocking of knees and a gut-wrenching case of nausea.
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Book News: Meg Wolitzer To Publish A YA Novel Inspired By Sylvia Plath - New Hampshire Public Radio

Book News: Meg Wolitzer To Publish A YA Novel Inspired By Sylvia Plath - New Hampshire Public Radio | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Book News: Meg Wolitzer To Publish A YA Novel Inspired By Sylvia Plath
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Meg Wolitzer, author of The Interestings, is coming out with a young adult novel called Belzhar (a play on Sylvia Plath's The Bell Jar).
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FREELANCE WRITING CLIENTS: THE GOOD VS. THE BAD by Bryce Emley

FREELANCE WRITING CLIENTS: THE GOOD VS. THE BAD by Bryce Emley | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
I think most freelancers have some conception of what a bad client looks like - those of you who aren't yet freelancers, imagine one. It probably exists. But what about the good ones?
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HOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN FREELANCE PROJECT CONTRACT by Laura Seeber

HOW TO CREATE YOUR OWN FREELANCE PROJECT CONTRACT by Laura Seeber | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
The first thing to consider when formulating a contract for a new freelance client is to make sure that the contract can be defended in a court of law. There are six criteria that the contract must meet according to the United States legal system.
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How to create an effective portfolio for your translation business

How to create an effective portfolio for your translation business | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
For translators, building a strong portfolio can result in increased credibility when marketing their services to translation agencies and direct clients alike. In fact, translation agencies often...
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Reading and Writing: Flash Fiction

Reading and Writing: Flash Fiction | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Vikki is using these as creative exercises and her two pieces are published on two different online sites where you can also read other writers' fiction and find out the submission requirements. The first, Empty Orchestra, is in ...
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3 Excellent Tips To Borrow An Audience and Become an Authority

3 Excellent Tips To Borrow An Audience and Become an Authority | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
The absolute best way to borrow an audience for becoming an authority? Here is how you can begin to build authority for yourself by 'borrowing' audiences.
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MASTERING SOCIAL MEDIA IN TODAY'S FREELANCE WRITING MARKETPLACE by Akil Wingate

MASTERING SOCIAL MEDIA IN TODAY'S FREELANCE WRITING MARKETPLACE by Akil Wingate | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Today's writing marketplace is a minefield of yesterday's query space debris and tomorrow's tech savvy go-getter. Staying one to two steps ahead of the game involves incorporating the latest social media tech, trends and memes
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THINKING ABOUT QUITTING FREELANCE WRITING? HERE ARE 5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULDN'T by Jesse Whitman

THINKING ABOUT QUITTING FREELANCE WRITING? HERE ARE 5 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULDN'T by Jesse Whitman | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Writing can be a horrible profession for those depending on it for a living. Unless you are one of the few who have risen, through merit or birth, above the masses you might have better odds aspiring to be an astronaut or an actor.
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Is Your Content Marketing Me Focused or We Focused? - Freelance ...

Is Your Content Marketing Me Focused or We Focused? - Freelance ... | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Boss told Haden that one type of SEAL-turned-writer works from the perspective of ego and writes me-focused material for glory and fame. He says arrogance fuels their writing projects. In the article, Haden quotes Boss as ...
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THE MANY FACETS OF FREELANCE WRITING: A NEWBIE'S VIEW OF PURSUING A WRITING CAREER by Kelly N. Vance

THE MANY FACETS OF FREELANCE WRITING: A NEWBIE'S VIEW OF PURSUING A WRITING CAREER by Kelly N. Vance | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Content mills are an unfortunate fact of life. I don't recommend working for one forever, but it's a good place to cut your teeth and get some experience. I was hired and fired from one particular content mill in the space of two months.
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15 Tips to Write, Format and Distribute a Press Release

15 Tips to Write, Format and Distribute a Press Release | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
A well-written press release can greatly boost your sales, promote your business globally, and significantly improve the image of your business, products and/or services.
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Author returns to Glenwood Springs for book signing - Glenwood Springs Post Independent

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Author returns to Glenwood Springs for book signing
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Tell us about your writing process, i.e., how long did it take to write and be published?
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Harlan Coben: By the Book - New York Times

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Harlan Coben: By the Book
New York Times
The author of “Missing You” and “Tell No One” says most of his classmates probably remember him “more for the basketball I was dribbling than the book I may have been carrying.” ...
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Langold: Author Imogen is now an award-winning writer on top of the world - Worksop Today

Langold: Author Imogen is now an award-winning writer on top of the world - Worksop Today | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
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Langold: Author Imogen is now an award-winning writer on top of the world
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And Imogen hopes winning her award will now lead to big changes in her life as her writing career takes off even more.
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HOW INTROVERTED FREELANCE WRITERS CAN ASK FOR CLIENT REFERRALS by Celine Roque

HOW INTROVERTED FREELANCE WRITERS CAN ASK FOR CLIENT REFERRALS by Celine Roque | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
It's common knowledge that referrals are an effective way for freelancers to get new business. After all, it's easier to sell your services to a potential client if they know someone who is already satisfied with your work. Clients who come to us via referrals tend to be easier to close than those we approach through cold emails and job applications.
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HOW TO USE YOUR PUBLISHER'S BACKEND CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM by Nathaniel Hohl

HOW TO USE YOUR PUBLISHER'S BACKEND CONTENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEM by Nathaniel Hohl | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
When you begin your career in freelance writing, most online publications will likely have you submit your first few articles and/or reviews to them via email or Submittable.com. Eventually you'll find yourself working for a site which uses a backend or CMS (content management system) through which you can directly post, manage, and publish your articles
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Guest view: Writer's Block might be hazardous to one's health - Utica Observer Dispatch

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Guest view: Writer's Block might be hazardous to one's health
Utica Observer Dispatch
There are many reasons why novelists — highly successful ones — give up imaginative writing altogether.
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Laid off? How Starting a Business Can Help you Land a New Job

Laid off? How Starting a Business Can Help you Land a New Job | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Have you lost your job and are looking for employment? Learn how starting a company may help you land your next job.
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BLOGGING FOR BUSINESS: HOW TO USE A BLOG TO GET NEW CLIENTS by Soumya Nalam

BLOGGING FOR BUSINESS: HOW TO USE A BLOG TO GET NEW CLIENTS by Soumya Nalam | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
No one can undermine the effectiveness of word of mouth marketing and referrals, but nothing equals the effectiveness of blogging as a way to get new business. A blog can attract the attention of prospective clients, impress upon them that you are an expert in your field
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WRITING INTERESTING COPY ON BORING SUBJECTS by Mark James

WRITING INTERESTING COPY ON BORING SUBJECTS by Mark James | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Rambling prose can pose problems for the reader. Freelance writer Mark James helps you write more interesting copy on dull subjects.
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How to Kindle Your Freelance Writing and Earn Even More Money

How to Kindle Your Freelance Writing and Earn Even More Money | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
With the Kindle Comic Creator, you can throw out the old way of simply writing a book. Download the creator and enter content and/or any photos to help get your message across.
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