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I Am a Freelance Writer

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    Ah...To Freelance!

    Yes, I am a freelance writer, though most people would call me "unemployed". Sometimes it feels as though I am as I fight with editors to pay me for my work or I try to stay away from publications who think I should write for free. I've been a freelance writer for a...
    soulspin27 soulspin27 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2007

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    How I Began As A Freelance Writer

    My story is really of those with happy-end. I've been a student when I started working as a freelance writer/ First of all, I adore writing, it's entire pleasure tosearch for something and then state my own ideas via "ink". Another reason for chosing this profession was an...
    Caitlin40 Caitlin40 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 30, 2012

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    Where To Find Work?

    i am a freelance writer, but lately i have been doing some other jobs that are not going so well. i want to go back to freelancing, the problem is that i cannot find any clients. does anyone know of websites or companies that are hiring?
    xxxmanlive xxxmanlive 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 10, 2012

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    I Get To Pick And Choose

    I love it.  I finally get to write about the events that I want to cover.The upside is my work is almost always interesting.The downside is that I do all the work.It is worth it.
    iwritebiographies iwritebiographies 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 2, 2012

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    Excellent Opportunity

    Recently, I've found a great compaly to deal with. The case is the company always is in search of new employers due to heavy work load. The salary is quite suffitient. All in all, I'm satisfied. Here it is.http://www.asiawriters.com/signup/personal-info/
    Caitlin40 Caitlin40 22-25, F Dec 6, 2012

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    I am thinking about becoming a freelance writer.

    I am just out of high school and decided I should for a job. Unfortunately, there is a serious case of nepotism where I live so jobs that can get you some experience in the field you want to pursue later in life is really hard to find. And I need money so that I can finally...
    ashfaaqb ashfaaqb 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 12, 2013

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    jackedison jackedison 26-30, M May 2

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    Freelancing For Free...

    Some might be of the opinion that you can't be employed without garnishing a wage and sadly, nobody is paying me. I do it all for love. I will post a public blog of links to all of my work, soon.
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 29, 2010

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    Trying To Write

    I've been writing fiction since I was about 12 years old. At that time some other guys in my classes knew I wrote poetry, so they actually paid me to write love poems to their girls. They would tell the girls they wrote them, of course. But I didn't care, I was making some...
    IanMatthew IanMatthew 56-60, M 3 Responses Aug 14, 2010

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    Once Upon A Christmas

    A pleasant yarn about two people who meet and learn the meaning of the holidays and each has to give the other in return. I. Thanksgiving Day was not even a couple hours old the first Christmas songs of the season were being played on the local radio stations. “My...
    EdHuntley EdHuntley 61-65, M 3 Responses Nov 23, 2013

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    Win $100 Visa Gift Card In The Next 48 Hours!!!

    Sign up as a referral Easy.SuperiorFreebies or Half.SuperiorFreebies. You will be entered into a GIVEAWAY for a $100 Visa Gift Card.But it's only for the next 48 hours. Hurry!Fine print: Only residents from the US, UK and Canada qualify. Inquire for further details.Winner will be...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 2, 2012

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    I Want To Be A Freelance Writer

    i want freelance writing to be my career. i love to write and i'll write about anything. its always been a strong subject of mine, but i always hear how poorly paid freelance writers are in my area and im upset that the career of my passion is one with little pay and appreciation...
    siciliana88 siciliana88 18-21, F 4 Responses Sep 1, 2010

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    Evolution Of A Writer

    When I first started writing a long time ago (you don't really need to know how long ago), I got carried away with the English language, and would even write my prose in a somewhat poetic way. Making the writing flow, something like poetry does. I used big words, because I do...
    IanMatthew IanMatthew 56-60, M 8 Responses Sep 9, 2010

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    Freelance Writing

    I am a part-time freelance writer, part time internet marketer.  Online, many self-employment options come down to writing.  I do most of them.  I do not query magazines. Instead, I mostly write web content and sales copy.
    MotleyMe MotleyMe 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 8, 2008

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    I Am A Writer! I Write!

    First and foremost: I AM A WRITER! I WRITE! Please feel free to read, comment on and enjoy my works. Writers write in order to be read! That said; This is a list of what I DO NOT DO: Memorize it please. #1. I DO NOT: Have Nude photos. #2. I DO NOT: Do cybersex. #3...
    TeslasTemptress TeslasTemptress 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 4, 2012

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    Freelance Writer

    Aside from Incentive Affiliate Marketing, I also freelance write from home. I write for the content providers but have also taken on private clients. I've been writing all my life but, professionally, since 2008. I aspire to write a book in the near future. I also do editing...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Aug 2, 2012

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    Related Experiences

    I started writing professionally a few years ago, at the time I was working as a freelance writer. I took on a job, what I thought was to be a ghost writing position turned into a...
    iNomaD iNomaD 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 1

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    Ahhhh, that sweet smell of… rejection. It’s not something I’ve had any personal experience with – yet – but I don’t for a moment suppose I...
    Steffi97 Steffi97 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 10

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    6 weeks ago, I would be crazy to say that I am a writer, but I am a writer now. I had always been complimented on my writing, making visual stories and seem to be real...
    grantfilm95 grantfilm95 18-21, M Jul 2

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    I am a writer. I currently right a blog about relationships and sex. Nothing to the extent I am sure you all are thinking about, it's more of the trial and tabulation on dating in...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 3 Responses 3 days ago

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    I am an online writer with a passion to...well,write. My name on writerscafe is rayner ramsay,my real name. so please,nobody get any ideas of using it
    orangreeffect orangreeffect 22-25, M Jul 10

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    I would like to make some friends on here who are writers. Writers are a different kind of sufferers. I am not published and I have never even had any kind of class, nevertheless...
    beaisforbliss beaisforbliss 18-21, F 6 Responses Jul 12

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    Hey writers and researchers! No stories? I am doing mine on indigenous nationalism. Anybody care to share theirs?
    MAROONTRIBE MAROONTRIBE 41-45, M Jul 5

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    I feel as if I may finally be becoming the writer I have always wanted to be and have always felt I was meant to be. Here is a story I have been working on. It is called "Life In...
    lyricalongings lyricalongings 31-35, F 1 Response Jul 7

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    Hello! I'm consider myself a writer on multiple things, I write poetry (I'm not very good at that! But I am learning) I write my own music (I'm quite decent,but I'm underrated) I...
    TodaysDreams TodaysDreams 16-17, M 3 Responses Jul 7

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    And I can never finish my books. I have started like eleven of them and the farthest I got was like one third of it done. I hate not being able to finish anything. My angel is a...
    bentocoffin bentocoffin 13-15 1 Response Jul 8

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    As a writer, I have to be careful of the narratives I create around people, friends, and family. I start believing it. I see things clearly. Do I call them delusions? No. They are...
    Shoutittotheworld23 Shoutittotheworld23 26-30, M Jul 10

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    That sensation of emptiness when you have so much to write but you just can’t formulate your thoughts into coherent sentences or find the right words to use. That feeling you...
    BewareTheGonzo BewareTheGonzo 13-15 4 Responses Jul 11

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    I am a writer but don't won't disclose my real name on this site for privacy and safety reasons. There are experiences from my own life I want to write about but haven't yet...
    grettamoss grettamoss 31-35, F 3 Responses Jul 15

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    How do you start writing stories? I feel like I have the potential for it and it's what I'd want to do, but I can just never get anywhere with the ideas I come up with. Advice for...
    AzureRose317 AzureRose317 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 17

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    Writing is my passion. Sadly write now I have writer block! Worst thing ever. Hope I have some ideas soon!
    xoxokendyl xoxokendyl 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    John Lennon and Jimmy Buffett. To me these two song writers have helped shape my life and also have helped me out during my most down and out days. John Lennon, well what can you...
    thedude5600 thedude5600 36-40, M 1 day ago

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    Writing is amazing and addicting..
    moko212 moko212 16-17, F 2 hrs ago

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    I recently wrote a fantasy love story that is simply wonderful and those who've read it are now asking me to write them a love story, so if you'd like to read my story just message...
    JayJay911 JayJay911 13-15, M 1 hr ago

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    I do some marketing job for IGXE.com, and it's not bad, so anyone wanna join with me?
    carriejan carriejan 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 13

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    From love making to rough sex involving choking and/or random objects. I never claimed to be a saint.
    reelman4372 reelman4372 31-35, M Jun 30

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    I reached a point in my novel where things are going to get pretty twisted and life changing stuff will happen. The problem is, I have no idea how to approach it. I mean I know the...
    hhalo hhalo 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 2

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    It seems to be one of my better gifts. I'm currently looking to write two books, both non-fiction, but I have no idea how long it will take me and if I'll ever finish them. I...
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 2 Responses Jul 7

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    http://thoughtmattermatters.wordpress.com My blog from way back when, if anyone is interested.
    SolitaryFriend SolitaryFriend 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 8

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    I wrote this. What do you think? Ps: english is my second language Dont focus on the subject I have to admit that lately i have been feeling quite happy but at the same time...
    VictorFernando18 VictorFernando18 18-21, M Jul 8

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    So I have been writing for a long time. When I graduate I plan to have a career in the writing category. The thing is that for the freakin life of me I can not come up with up...
    RedtheEmerald RedtheEmerald 18-21, F 2 Responses Jul 9

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    Check me out on Facebook... James Aaron Disney is the name of the page. I am an author and love to get feedback!
    sabertoothchimp sabertoothchimp 22-25, M Jul 9

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    I am doing research for a potential book writing project. I am looking for females to interview who are currently involved or have been involved in a taboo relationship with a...
    AFabulousDisaster AFabulousDisaster 41-45, M 2 Responses Jul 9

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    I write stories all the time. Mostly post-apocalypse stuff, just because, through my eyes, it is the easiest topic for stories. I love creating characters and planning stories...
    bowsandarrows bowsandarrows 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 11

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    There is no love in the life I live, what you see and what I see are two different things. I live my life in the shadows of black and white, while you are living your life in color...
    DevilsLilRebel DevilsLilRebel 18-21, F Jul 11

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    I have issues with writing. I can not express myself clearly. I can not understand English language even though it is my first language. I can not tell if what I wrote makes sense...
    CDFox CDFox 26-30, F Jul 12

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    I've always loved writing. I have all these ideas in my head and I like turning them into stories. But I don't just write for fun. I have a dangerous mind, sadly. I could do a lot...
    WintersSoldier WintersSoldier 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 13

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    Yeah. basically thats all I want in life at the moment. and I have a shitload of ideas but I cant pick myself up and write the f***ing story.. I write poems all the time though...
    Mathiiisen93 Mathiiisen93 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14

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    I write soo much. I am able to pick up a pen and paper or whip out my cell phone or climb to my laptop and write just about whatever poem pops into my head 8/10 times they are...
    UmmaCoward UmmaCoward 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 14