11 Websites to Find Freelance Writing Jobs

24 Aug




Ever wondered how freelance writers find markets for their writing talent and the ability to write online articles too?  Or where you could offer articles/blogs with a link to your book’s sales page – as described in a former blog post: Smart Authors Get Paid for Marketing Their Books
Don’t look further than to these websites, which are regularly updated, either on a weekly basis and sometimes even more often. These links will lead you not only to get the latest job openings but also great sources of publishing and writing knowledge:

This site consists of valuable content, including some international market listings. Funny to read their FTC compliance…
Their Motto: Write. Re-write. Submit.  This free database contains more than two thousand writer markets for short fiction, poetry and novels/collections. Try out their custom searches of thousands of market listings to find exactly what you are looking for!
Author C. Hope Clark writes since many years a great weekly blog on freelance writing, writing jobs (full-time), grants, markets, contests, and fellowships. Sign up for her free e-newsletter – you will be glad that you did.  It is one of the very few newsletters that are truly worth subscribing!
Freelance Writing Organization Intl. is a free online database with thousands of job listings and freelance opportunities. Over 5000 Free Writing Resources & Links, thousands of Writing Jobs Opportunities.
This website and email newsletter is for professional writers, publishing articles on how to make a living writing.
Daily job listings for journalists, editors, online media and more.
This database of markets and contests is helping freelance writers for over ten years.
Every freelancer should bookmark this site and visit often for the latest industry news and the great job listing section.
“Job Search & Find” site for Canadian writers, journalists, editors, marketing & PR-specialists, and radio or TV personnel.
Media Job Market lists hundreds of job postings and several fantastic must-read articles on job hunting in the writing industry.
Writer Gazette’s regularly weekly newsletter, forum, writer service listing and most important of all: More than 500 submission calls to paying markets.
The ProBlogger Job Board is where professional bloggers looking for jobs and companies looking for bloggers to hire.

Essentials are: Learn to write for the web, know how to write press releases, and study potential contract givers’ websites thoroughly.  Update your portfolio regularly, and don’t forget: the decision makers can also be found on social media sites, such as Google+ or Twitter.  Keep your author appearance on Social Media professional, and post links to the best of your writing.  Being familiar with you and your writing can for sure improve your chances of getting more assignments. 

Do you know any other useful websites for writing jobs?



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Posted by on August 24, 2013 in editing, Marketing, Writing


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10 responses to “11 Websites to Find Freelance Writing Jobs

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    August 24, 2013 at 8:17 pm

    great info, I’m sure there’s lots of competition, tho, right?

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    August 25, 2013 at 11:14 am

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    September 3, 2013 at 2:57 am

    Thanks a lot for providing such a useful information. Freelance job provides flexible timings and can work from anywhere. It is the perfect job to earn money through online without any investment.

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  8. JacentaShianne

    March 4, 2014 at 1:43 pm

    Reblogged this on Writing, Blogging, and Entrepreneurship and commented:
    This is a great source of information for freelance writers who are just starting out and those who are just looking for better opportunities.

  9. jenovia

    May 3, 2014 at 4:55 pm

    I am amaze by what this web site offers for my life as a freelance writer journalist that needs to get my essays publish winning contests and introductions to books it’s a thrill to read and maybe see if I decide to do hire a photographer or artist!


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