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Yesterday we discussed finding working from home through content mills, blogging, and academic writing sites. However, most serious freelance writers don’t consider this kind of work to be true freelancing. Even the tax situation is different, as it’s considered work-for-hire and therefore independent contracting, not freelancing.

If you want to find true freelance writing jobs, there are some places you can look. Read More

When you are just starting out in a freelance writing career it can be difficult to find writing jobs. You probably lack a portfolio or references with which to back up your skills and qualifications. Thankfully, there are places where a freelance writer can get work without any qualifications or previous experience. All you need to get these freelance writing jobs is an Internet connection, some time, and the skills to make it happen.

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Once you’ve decided to become a freelance writer, you have to write in order to be successful. The more you write, the more money you earn as a writer. Many clients pay by the word, up to a certain number of words per article, so being able to write longer articles and more articles is to your benefit. Even good writers get stuck sometimes, so here are some tips you can use that will help you produce more articles and earn more money as a freelance writer. Read More

There are many reasons people decide to go into freelance writing. Perhaps you have recently graduated college with a degree in English, Journalism, or Creative Writing and are struggling to find a permanent position in your field. Maybe you’ve lost a job and are trying to make some extra money while unemployed. Or perhaps you are a parent and you’d like to make some money from home without the need for childcare. Whatever your reasoning, it is possible to make a sustainable living through freelance writing. However, you need to have the right skills and the right mindset if you are going to be successful in this venture.

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