Authors, Editors, Journalists, & Writers

A HIVE

 

Founded Sep 2014

Conversations (241)
Members (1186)

 


About this hive

A place to share resources and make connections, to get feedback and find inspiration for freelance writers of all kinds everywhere. Let's expand our reach and help one another.

 

 

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Allison Goldstein

I'm about to get started freelance editing "for real." (I've dabbled in the past, "on the side," but I'm about to quit my day job ...

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  • Natalie Mintz

    I took the plunge in October and just hoped for the best. So far, so ...

  • Jenna Mayhem

    I started mine in Feb. of 2015 & it's been a Bomb. I think, though, ...

Megan Davis

Twitter is the platform for professional writers! Hello All! I am a freelancer traveling around the world delivering workshops on Storytelling and Social Media. I ...

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Tim Weiner

Good news: We've creating the Carey residency.It's like Yaddo -- for nonfiction only. Working on a book, long-form journalism, documentary? Apply now. We open in ...

Kay Coulter

I believe God led me to start a new program to become a copywriter, adding to my author/editor status and increasing my marketable skills. Hope ...

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  • Vikki Becker

    I wish you the best Kay, as you follow God's leading for your life.

Kay Coulter

I am a free-lance editor/writer and am currently experiencing a drought of clients. How do you handle the down times? I do get referrals from ...

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  • Lisa Smith

    Craigslist (has many legit job postings), friends of friends on LinkedIn (who are in the ...

  • Pauline Alama

    I'm a grant proposal writer, so it may work differently than other types of writing. ...

Lucy Morrisette

Hi, All! I began freelancing in April of this year after I lost my previous job in politics. I started my research online, then came ...

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  • Antonella Ciancio

    Hi Lucy, it depends on what you pitch and for whom. If it's a news ...

Kathy Ide

I'm working on a series of Fiction Lover's Devotionals. Each book has 21 short fiction stories, followed by brief "life applications," each one written by ...

The Fiction Lover's Devotional Series

Don't you just love reading fictional stories about characters you can relate to, who experience ...

http://www.FictionDevo.com/

Gary Phillips

Hello, I'm an editor/writer/researcher. Given the proper tools and the space to work, I'm the one you want for the job at hand. I've done ...

Mary Liebowitz

Hi, everyone! As a freelance writer, does anyone have experience becoming an LLC? A friend recommended that I do this, but she's in a completely ...

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  • Clarisel Gonzalez

    If you are in NY, one of the most expensive parts of starting a LLC ...

  • Jacqui Stewart

    Rebecca, would you mind sending me that brochure as well? I'm in the process of ...

Artem Nedrya

Hi, do translators also belong to this Hive? Authors, Editors, Journalists, Writers, &... Translators?

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  • Ruth Feiertag

    Artem, It seems to me that translators are amalgams of editors and writers. I'm not ...

  • Shelley Fairweather-Vega

    I'm a translator, and I just joined. They haven't kicked me out yet!

Elisa Adams

Has anyone received notification from a client that under the Affordable Care Act you will now be required to submit monthly timesheets tracking the number ...

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  • Anne DeAcetis

    Are you in a true IC relationship with the client? If so, you aren't eligible ...

  • Elisa Adams

    Thanks, Anne. I am definitely an independent contractor for this client, and for all my ...

Sarah Cox

Hello! I have a problem. I'm working on building my portfolio, and I've had several pieces published already. The original texts that I submitted were ...

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  • Sarah Cox

    Robin, Thank you for the suggestion; I appreciate you taking the time to help out ...

  • Robin Wood

    Happy to help. If you're doing an online portfolio, I'd love to see it when ...

Jenni Hische

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Kris DiLorenzo

I want to warn people about a couple of scams I've encountered: Thumbtack and Outsource. Both online outfits pretend to match you up with clients ...

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  • Erin Steiner

    Ugh! I inadvertently signed up for Outsource recently but haven't even tried to bid on ...

  • Carolyn Silveira

    Wow, gross. I actually have Thumbtack open on my browser now because I've been meaning ...

Rebecca Cartee

I just joined the Union today and found this hive. I started my own freelance editing business about 18 months ago and it has been ...

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  • Rebecca Cartee

    Jackie, I can send you the document my CPA friend gave me. I have been ...

  • Rebecca Cartee

    Maria, I got an email saying you had sent me a message. I am so ...

Sharon Bruce

Hi everyone-- special announcement from Freelancers Union! For one week only, ask ANY business question and get answers from freelance experts here: https://www.freelancersunion.org/hives/ask-your-business-questions-and-get-answers/

Carmel Ferrer

Hello, Hivers! I was wondering if anyone's come across an Android app for tablets that's good for copyediting. I've tried a bunch, and none of ...

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  • Carmel Ferrer

    To be more specific, I can track changes in Word for tablets...but it only shows ...

Rebecca Damari

Hi all, I'm working to get a freelance writing business off the ground, and could use some advice. I have lots of experience in academic ...

Jim Bartek

Anyone interested in learning how to build a WordPress automated marketing machine in return for writing step-by-step blog posts to show others how to do ...

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  • Ruth Feiertag

    Jim, Being swamped doesn't sound too bad! Good luck with all your projects. Ruth

  • Carolyn Silveira

    Also might be interested! I'm primarily a consultant / writer, but looking to build my ...

Taylor Wade

Hello! Seeking Writers/Bloggers to contribute to our blog(s). We are a offline matchmaking firm and currently looking to collaborate with other writers on topics relating ...

About Ambiance Matchmaking

Ambiance Matchmaking is a professional matchmaking and dating service catering to a diverse group of ...

http://www.ambiancematchmaking.com/

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  • Kathleen Krueger

    Question, Taylor. Does 'collaborate' mean hire writers or are you looking for contributors without pay?

Allison Goldstein

I'm about to get started freelance editing "for real." (I've dabbled in the past, "on the side," but I'm about to quit my day job ...

4 more comments
  • Natalie Mintz

    I took the plunge in October and just hoped for the best. So far, so ...

  • Jenna Mayhem

    I started mine in Feb. of 2015 & it's been a Bomb. I think, though, ...

Megan Davis

Twitter is the platform for professional writers! Hello All! I am a freelancer traveling around the world delivering workshops on Storytelling and Social Media. I ...

Has Event Attachment

Lucy Morrisette

Hi, All! I began freelancing in April of this year after I lost my previous job in politics. I started my research online, then came ...

Comments
  • Antonella Ciancio

    Hi Lucy, it depends on what you pitch and for whom. If it's a news ...

Kathy Ide

I'm working on a series of Fiction Lover's Devotionals. Each book has 21 short fiction stories, followed by brief "life applications," each one written by ...

The Fiction Lover's Devotional Series

Don't you just love reading fictional stories about characters you can relate to, who experience ...

http://www.FictionDevo.com/

Elisa Adams

Has anyone received notification from a client that under the Affordable Care Act you will now be required to submit monthly timesheets tracking the number ...

5 more comments
  • Anne DeAcetis

    Are you in a true IC relationship with the client? If so, you aren't eligible ...

  • Elisa Adams

    Thanks, Anne. I am definitely an independent contractor for this client, and for all my ...

Sarah Cox

Hello! I have a problem. I'm working on building my portfolio, and I've had several pieces published already. The original texts that I submitted were ...

3 more comments
  • Sarah Cox

    Robin, Thank you for the suggestion; I appreciate you taking the time to help out ...

  • Robin Wood

    Happy to help. If you're doing an online portfolio, I'd love to see it when ...

Sharon Bruce

Hi everyone-- special announcement from Freelancers Union! For one week only, ask ANY business question and get answers from freelance experts here: https://www.freelancersunion.org/hives/ask-your-business-questions-and-get-answers/