Freelance Writers Use Mediabistro to Find Writing Jobs and Leads

Thanks to Mediabistro, I found an exciting writing opportunity. I’m still waiting to have my contract finalized but I’m eager to get started. This particular opportunity could lead to other opportunities but I’ll have to wait and see. It is, after all, located in another state. What makes me unique as a freelance writer is […]

How to Pitch Your Idea to The Travel Channel?

I have a couple of ideas for The Travel Channel and decided to send them an email. They won’t accept unsolicited ideas or material and will dismiss or disregard ideas sent to them. Here’s an excerpt from their website, “Travel Channel only accepts proposals from established production companies who have previously discussed their idea with […]

Pesky Homophones Can Wreak Havoc on Your Writing

Even the best freelance writers make spelling mistakes, especially when it comes to words that sound the same but are spelled differently. Yes, homophones can drive you crazy if you let them. You can spend hours proofreading your work but still glance over a spelling error. It happens, don’t sweat it. Find your mistake, correct […]

Traveling in 2011: Write about Your Travels and Make Money

I wrote a post about easing into freelance writing through travel writing. If you’re traveling in 2011, write about your travels to establish yourself as a writer and earn extra cash. For example, I entered a contest to win a trip to Japan in 2011. To help me get there, I created a vision board […]