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Founded Sep 2014

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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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Diahann Lohr

Editors: How do you want to receive emailed press releases? I'm wondering how to email press releases nowadays? Should I copy/paste the text directly into ...

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  • Alison Bergblom Johnson

    I like to receive them with no attachments, and the text in the body of ...

  • Gail Sideman

    It's long been practiced in the public relations industry to not include attachments of any ...

Eliene Augenbraun

Do you need to have a permit or license to work as a freelance write in the city of NY? It looks as though New ...

Marcy Palmeri

I write for a variety of newspapers and magazines on a freelance basis as a "contributor." My husband is a freelance photographer. None of the ...

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  • Donyae Coles

    I believe you contact the venue to ask if they have press passes available.I know ...

Dustin Hahn

Hello everyone. I've been working to find freelance writing jobs for a number of months now, but I have only been able to make one ...

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  • Katherine Matthews

    Try contacting local non-profits and seeing if they need writing help - paid or even ...

  • Ruth Feiertag

    Dustin, I suggest that you participate in relevant discussion threads on LinkedIn. Join some for ...

Heather Flanagan

Curious as to how many of you also join targeted organizations like The Editorial Freelancers Association or similar regional associations? Why or why not?

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  • Allena Tapia (Gardenwall Publications)

    I've been with EFA in different forms for years. I adore them. Their job list ...

  • Heather Flanagan

    Thanks for the input, Rebecca, Allena.

Cija Black

I wrote articles for a client in Canada and it was over $400 USD last year. Do you know if the client is required to ...

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  • Shai Norton

    Cija, I was in the same situation this past tax year. I just reported the ...

  • Gaines Arnold

    A company or individual is not required to provide you with a 1099 unless you ...

Mousa Ackall

I'm looking for talented freelance writers who have a tech background. I'm building out a team of freelance writers to support my content efforts at ...

Robert Brooks

Hi, Rob from Boston here. Experienced writer/editor looking to network and find work. All suggestions welcomed.

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  • Ruth Feiertag

    Hi, Robert. What kind of writing and editing do you do? And are completely frozen ...

Ben Losman

I have been ghostwriting digital content for the past two years, and one of my clients recently approached me about writing a book for her. ...

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  • Allena Tapia (Gardenwall Publications)

    Hope you got some help before today. For what it's worth, I've found (unfortunately) that ...

Sharlene Khan

Sometimes writers of all sorts need a space to work and get the creative juices flowing. We are called TEEM CoWorking. If you have any ...

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  • Sharlene Khan

    Michael, we are located in New York City. No Milwaukee. I'm sorry There are associations ...

  • Sharlene Khan

    Yeram, we are located in Harlem. If you want, feel free to e-mail me at ...

Kelly  Dawson

Hi all! My name is Kelly, I'm a freelance writer in Los Angeles, and I'm looking for new contacts and assignments. I have a strong ...

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Kelly Dawson is a writer currently living in Los Angeles. She graduated with a Master's ...

http://www.kellymdawson.com/

Diahann Lohr

Mine's a tech question: What are you using these days to record conversations when interviewing people over the telephone? On Skype? By the way, I ...

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  • Manohar Kamath

    Have you tried calling the NSA for tapes? :) Seriously, I have used Skype, but ...

  • Ruth Feiertag

    Manohar: hee hee. Ruth

Manohar Kamath

What tools do you use, as a writer, to organize your work in terms of drafts, final versions, communication with papers, submissions, etc.? Do you ...

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  • Allena Tapia (Gardenwall Publications)

    I'm happy with just Word and Google's tools.

Kris Keppeler

Do you write comedy or humor or just funny stories? I narrate a weekly podcast, called Does This Happen to You,http://kriskkaria.podbean.com/ . I'm looking to ...

Lisa-Beth Harris

Dear Fellow Writers: My name is Lisa-Beth Harris, and I run Maverick Consulting, a writing consulting company. I went through the ego-swallowing siege that is ...

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  • Jennifer Gilbreath

    Hello Lisa-Beth! I primarily copyedit and proofread books, coming from a few years in medical ...

  • Margaret Maffai

    Hi Lisa-Beth, nice to meet you! I have been working for a writing/editing consulting company ...

Sonnenschein Eric

It's Oscar time. I recently published a mega-review of eleven of the leading films of 2014. If you are a film enthusiast, and have limited ...

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  • Steven Rose, Jr.

    Congrats! That's really neat. I am a film enthusiast so I'll take a look at ...

Sharlene Khan

Sometimes writers of all sorts need a space to work and get the creative juices flowing. Sometimes opinions from others. We are TEEM CoWorking. We ...

Caitlin Seymour

Hi everyone! I am brand new to a) New York and b) Freelancer's Union. I moved to NY on 1st January 2015 - I'm a ...

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  • Allena Tapia (Gardenwall Publications)

    No registration with IRS. not sure about state-levels though

  • Ruth Feiertag

    Caitlin, Check with the New York Secretary of State's office. I think (but am not ...

Christopher Gagne

I am a Freelance Investigative/Video Journalist in St. Louis, Missouri. I have been embedded with protesters arising from the Michael Brown shooting since August 10, ...

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  • Janice Miller/Liddle

    We need to be a voice, and prevent our country from becoming a communist country.

  • Peter Dorfman

    I'd be very interested in knowing how you found outlets for that kind of reporting.

Kelsey Mitchener

Hello, everyone! I am a freelance copy editor and proofreader who is trying to pick up part-time freelance work with a publishing house. I have ...

Kelsey Mitchener Editing Services

Looking for a copy editor or proofreader? Congratulations! Checking out this website was your best ...

http://kelseymitchener.com/

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  • Steven Rose, Jr.

    Hi, Kelsey. I probably know as much as you (if not less) in breaking in ...

  • Kelsey Mitchener

    Thanks, everyone, for your thoughts. Janice and Steven, I'm a bit surprised that you have ...

Diahann Lohr

Editors: How do you want to receive emailed press releases? I'm wondering how to email press releases nowadays? Should I copy/paste the text directly into ...

Comments
  • Alison Bergblom Johnson

    I like to receive them with no attachments, and the text in the body of ...

  • Gail Sideman

    It's long been practiced in the public relations industry to not include attachments of any ...

Eliene Augenbraun

Do you need to have a permit or license to work as a freelance write in the city of NY? It looks as though New ...

Cija Black

I wrote articles for a client in Canada and it was over $400 USD last year. Do you know if the client is required to ...

1 more comment
  • Shai Norton

    Cija, I was in the same situation this past tax year. I just reported the ...

  • Gaines Arnold

    A company or individual is not required to provide you with a 1099 unless you ...

Mousa Ackall

I'm looking for talented freelance writers who have a tech background. I'm building out a team of freelance writers to support my content efforts at ...

Kelly  Dawson

Hi all! My name is Kelly, I'm a freelance writer in Los Angeles, and I'm looking for new contacts and assignments. I have a strong ...

Home

Kelly Dawson is a writer currently living in Los Angeles. She graduated with a Master's ...

http://www.kellymdawson.com/

Sonnenschein Eric

It's Oscar time. I recently published a mega-review of eleven of the leading films of 2014. If you are a film enthusiast, and have limited ...

Comments
  • Steven Rose, Jr.

    Congrats! That's really neat. I am a film enthusiast so I'll take a look at ...

Sharlene Khan

Sometimes writers of all sorts need a space to work and get the creative juices flowing. Sometimes opinions from others. We are TEEM CoWorking. We ...