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How to NOT Suck at Writing | Eccentric Chai

How to NOT Suck at Writing | Eccentric Chai | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
I've discovered the element that is writing! I am all-knowing and all other writers will one day bow down to me! And then, just as a little exercise, I decided to read the first ten pages of a great YA author's popular book, and I ...
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Public Apology writer makes letter format a memoir - MiamiHerald.com

Public Apology writer makes letter format a memoir - MiamiHerald.com | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Public Apology writer makes letter format a memoir MiamiHerald.com A victim of the recession, the 42-year-old Brooklyn dad of an 8-year-old son started writing his Public Apology column at the culture site The Awl in 2009, as he lost a magazine job...
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What's writing worth? | GlobalComment

What's writing worth? | GlobalComment | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Author: Feature Writer. Gc contributor: Mariya Strauss. There's been a brouhaha on the Internet of late, over the issue of whether freelance writers for magazines, journals, and internet media outlets should be paid for their ...
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7 Steps to a Professional Bid

Ready to bid for a writing or freelance job? Professional writer and blogger Sharon Hurley Hall shares some tips.


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Content Marketing for Freelancers: Why you should start now ...

Content Marketing for Freelancers: Why you should start now ... | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Marketing your skills and services as a freelancer is a crucial element to your success. When potential customers are researching your previous work, client.
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Life Lessons I Learned this Week | McAuley Freelance Writing

Life Lessons I Learned this Week | McAuley Freelance Writing | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Life isn't about work. That's the overwhelming life lesson I learned this week. It's been a crazy life the last few months. My focus has been on.
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Story Week: Festival Of Writers Is Columbia College's Annual Celebration Of ... - Chicagoist

Story Week: Festival Of Writers Is Columbia College's Annual Celebration Of ... - Chicagoist | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Story Week: Festival Of Writers Is Columbia College's Annual Celebration Of ...
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Every year, the Fiction Writing Department of Columbia College Chicago hosts Story Week: Festival of Writers.
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5 THINGS: Writing Fiction and Camp Fuller - Patch.com

5 THINGS: Writing Fiction and Camp Fuller - Patch.com | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
5 THINGS: Writing Fiction and Camp Fuller Patch.com Here are the (more than) Five Things for Saturday, March 16, 2013: Tip #1: Don't start with “It was a dark and stormy night.” Author Jennifer Mills Kerr will be hosting a free seminar on fiction...
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Is Freelancing Right For You?

Owning a freelance firm is a viable career choice in these uncertain economic times. Before quitting your day job, however, consider these five... (Is Freelancing Absolute On account of Yourself?
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Book Review: Wired for Story: The Writer's Guide to Using Brain Science to ... - Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)

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Literary Women Festival of Authors brings women authors, writers together - Long Beach Press-Telegram

Literary Women Festival of Authors brings women authors, writers together - Long Beach Press-Telegram | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Literary Women Festival of Authors brings women authors, writers together
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Books can take you on adventures you'd never imagine. So, who are the faces behind the books, and what inspired the books?
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picking the 20 best young British novelists - The Guardian

picking the 20 best young British novelists - The Guardian | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
picking the 20 best young British novelists The Guardian In 2003 she was a highly respected novelist and critic, the author of such enthusiastically reviewed novels as Eight Months on Ghazzah Street, The Giant, O'Brien and A Place of Greater...
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Emily Hainsworth: How I Write - A Book and a Latte

Emily Hainsworth: How I Write - A Book and a Latte | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Today, Ingrid Law is stopping by for a Q&A feature for the “How I Write” Colorado Book Month Edition! Many thanks to Emily for answering my questions! About the author: Emily Hainsworth was raised in upstate New York and ...
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Reporters say they're 'now being required to do entirely too much work for free' - Poynter.org

Reporters say they're 'now being required to do entirely too much work for free' Poynter.org The recent dustup between Nate Thayer and The Atlantic concerning payment (or lack thereof) for freelance writers has highlighted a fact obvious to many...
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The 5 best tools for freelance writers. – Growing up Gibson

The 5 best tools for freelance writers. – Growing up Gibson | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, a friend of mine said something profound. Over a particularly delicious cup of bold espresso, she made a point about what most people think about writers. Very matter of factly, she set her coffee on the table, ...
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March 15: The Six-year Anniversary Of Officially Championing Mom ...

March 15: The Six-year Anniversary Of Officially Championing Mom ... | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Author Mama, How I Became A Published Author & How You Can Too (e-book 2010). I wrote this e-book in an attempt to help mom writers understand what is really required in writing a traditionally published book and ...
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5 Writing Tips from Blake Bailey - Publishers Weekly

5 Writing Tips from Blake Bailey - Publishers Weekly | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
5 Writing Tips from Blake Bailey Publishers Weekly Starting out, I'd wanted to write fiction, and my friend Michael Ruhlman insists that he said to me--when we were young apartment mates in New York, writing fiction with the same singular lack of...
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Gotta Love Those Rejections… | Ronnie Dauber..author & freelance ...

Gotta Love Those Rejections… | Ronnie Dauber..author & freelance ... | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Ronnie Dauber..author & freelance writer. Ronnie Dauber ... We need to take advantage of this rejection and really learn what we can do to improve our writing so that we can have a winning story. If we believe that our story is ...
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Why these famous authors write - and why you should - Washington Post

Why these famous authors write - and why you should - Washington Post | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Why these famous authors write - and why you should
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Why these famous authors write - and why you should. What led Walter Mosley, Jennifer Egan, Susan Orlean, Terry McMillan, Sebastian Junger and others to write?
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Freelance Writers: How to Partner with Your Competition

Freelance writing is an unstable occupation sometimes. We already have to struggle with dividing our time between marketing our skills, writing queries, and seeking out new clientele. Sometimes there's not enough time; ...
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How to Survive Freelancing for the Long Haul - freelance.com's blog

How to Survive Freelancing for the Long Haul - freelance.com's blog | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Freelancing is a way of life for many people. For some, it’s just what they’re currently doing to pay the bills. Before they know it, however, they've been doing it for 5 years. And then, burnout sets in.
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I try to produce 14 to 15 drafts for each book: Jeffrey Archer - Business Standard

I try to produce 14 to 15 drafts for each book: Jeffrey Archer - Business Standard | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
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I try to produce 14 to 15 drafts for each book: Jeffrey Archer
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Either you are well educated and can write or you have a god-given gift. It is the latter that influences your ability to tell a story.
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Reading Series presents an evening with two young award-winning fiction writers - Your Houston News

Reading Series presents an evening with two young award-winning fiction writers - Your Houston News | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Reading Series presents an evening with two young award-winning fiction writers
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HOUSTON — Inprint presents an evening of great fiction with Amber Dermont and National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward on Monday, March 25, 2013.
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zimzat: Fiction Writing Workshop Story

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Fiction Writing Workshop Story. As I mentioned in my last entry, I wrote a 5 page story beginning last weekend and submitted it for review at the workshop class I've been taking. The teacher was worried that with only one story ...
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Style over substance - Global Times

Style over substance - Global Times | Creative Freelancing | Scoop.it
Global Times Style over substance Global Times Thus, authors across the world will be debating the two forces in the Edinburgh World Writers' Conference, which for the first time this year included a panel in Beijing, presented in part by the...
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