Category: Writing Information

Take the 2007 Global Freelancer Survey!

FreelanceSwitch is asking freelancers to take their 2007 Global Freelancer Survey (here’s a link directly to the survey). Why should you take part? 1. Detailed Statistics. After the survey is complete we will be posting an abridged version of some

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Following instructions counts! Part 2

Remember how important it is to follow instructions? I give you Deb Ng’s post on Chicken Soup for the Soul’s latest call for writers. Check out the comments. All 20 of them. (Only a select few are following directions.) Deb,

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Flagging jobs?

What is up with the practice of flagging perfectly decent jobs on Craigslist? No, I’m not talking about the non-paying or ridiculous gigs; I’m talking about real jobs that are being flagged in order to “eliminate the competition.” Deb Ng

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Following instructions counts!

If you apply for jobs online, this is a must-read. (Though I know this probably — hopefully? — doesn’t apply to my readers.) Following instructions counts. Yes, it certainly does, and it isn’t that difficult, really. Not only does it

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Missing the Snark (and Killer Yap, too!)

Miss Snark has retired– from blogging, that is. (She’s still working as a literary agent.) I’ve been busy the last few days, so I just found out Wednesday, but she gave word of her blogging retirement on May 19th, only

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