freelance writing pay rates


How to Become a Freelance Writer 4

Writing for a living is awesome! These tips on how to become a freelance writer are inspired by reader’s questions about pitching query letters, waiting for magazine editors to respond, writing for your blog, and starting out as a writer. If you want to make money writing, read Secrets of a Freelance Writer: How to Make $100,000 a Year or […]

How to Become a Freelance Writer

5 Reasons to Write for Free 6

A reader recently asked if she should write for free for a website, and give up copyright of the article. Here’s her dilemma: “I volunteered to write an article for a website for free, assuming that I would at least get to retain rights to the article and pitch it to other websites. Come to find out that this isn’t […]

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When to Ask Magazine Editors About Article Pay Rates 10

Congratulations – a magazine editor is interested in publishing your article! But when do you ask about pay rates? These tips for freelancers are inspired by a reader’s question… One of my favorite freelance writing books is The Renegade Writer: A Totally Unconventional Guide to Freelance Writing Success – it’ll get you away from the “rules” of publishing and help you feel […]

When to Ask Magazine Editors About Article Pay Rates

Freelance Writing Pay Rates – Newspaper and Magazine Articles 34

Here’s a list of writing jobs and pay rates for freelance writers, plus how I earned $35,000 my first year of full-time freelance writing. I thought I’d be relying on my husband for financial support, but I had no problems making money freelancing. Writer’s Market 2017: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published is one of my essential writing tools; not […]

Freelance Writing Pay Rates

Niche Writers – 5 Reasons to Specialize as a Freelancer 5

These five reasons to specialize in a niche as as writer will increase your chances of making money writing. Vancouver-based professional freelance writer Frances Bula shared these insights at the Magazine Writers’ Craft Fair. If you’re looking for niche markets, you might want to invest in the 2016 Writer’s Market: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published – it lists a ton of […]

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Job Boards for Freelance Writers 4

Here’s a list of the ten best job boards for freelance writers, from a blogger who knows how difficult it can be to find writing work! The groundwork is done; all you need to do is visit these writing sites and find work. Before the tips, a quip: “The two most engaging powers of an author are to make new […]


5 Ways to Be the Writer Who Gets Hired 3

Some freelance writers have a steady stream of work — more writing gigs than they can handle! — while other freelancers are always job hunting. These five tips will help you be the writer who keeps getting hired… Before the tips, a quip: “The three things that are most essential to achievement are common sense, hard work and stick-to-it-iv-ness.” ~ Thomas […]

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