Tag Archives: writers’jobs

Why is the freelance market flooded with wannabes?

The freelance writing business is inundated with new contenders, flooded with wannabes. There are specific reasons why people from different fields turn to freelance writing for their bread. The economy has tanked; no news there. Thousands of people were unceremoniously dumped from long-time careers. Lawyers, mechanics, artists, actors, copy editors, plumbers, managers, marketers, teachers and […]

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Newspaper writer sells writing on talk radio for authors

Sell your writing. Turn a newspaper career into a profitable writing and broadcast career, even in the middle of an economic disaster. Fran Silverman did it. Marketing is her biggest asset, though she’s an accomplished writer and talk radio host, too. Her success reflects deep experience in her niche, extreme organizational skills and a purposeful […]

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Can unemployed writers make money as entrepreneurs?

You want to sell your writing, but in this economy you’re finding you can’t sell your writing – at least not fast enough to keep your bank account healthy. What do you do when the reality of your dream is not what you expected? A lot can go awry in any endeavor and writing is […]

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Steps to becoming a freelance expert on any topic

One way to become a successful freelance writer and sell writing regularly is to become an expert. How do you become an expert? Position yourself in front of a lot of people with facts, opinions and news about your platform, or topic. Expertise, being an expert, is largely a perception on other people’s part. That […]

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Writers wanted at three online freelance markets

Ready for more ways to sell your writing? Let’s look at a couple of unusual paying markets for freelance writers. These are online markets that claim to be hiring freelancers who want to make money. If anyone knows anything about these writers’ markets, please drop a comment here and let us know. Trazzler.com says they’re […]

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Paying Market for Freelance Writers

Examiner.com is a fairly new market – been around since spring, 2008. Examiner.com is run by one of the largest, most successful media companies in the world and they know how to treat writers. Do me a favor – if you go apply to be an Examiner writer, tell them Maryan Pelland, ID 5356 sent […]

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How to Travel Free and Make Money, Too

Travel writing is timeless and will always be a viable freelance market. Almost every type of publication dedicates at least a bit of space to travel. Why? Because it’s human nature to seek adventure, to escape from daily grinds and to explore our world. If you intend to break into the travel market, don’t think […]

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Do Writers Make Money If They Self Publish?

Are there more writers than readers? The New York Times says there will be more who wish to write than those who wish to read, if it hasn’t already happened. An article by Motoko Rich, on self publishing and vanity press, emphasized that fewer people buy or read books, which is why all – check that,  […]

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Break Into Freelance Travel Writing for Money

Get in perfect form, then look to women’s and men’s magazines, children’s magazines, newspapers, Web-based publications and trade magazines directed at professionals like teachers, doctors, or lawyers. Scan the listings in Writers’ Markets or Writers’ Weekly and you’ll see what I mean. But no matter how eager an editor might be, she’ll reject poor-quality submissions.

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OnText Comes to WordPress

OnText, the site for writers has come to Wordpress. Freelance information and resources from Maryan Pelland

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