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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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Hive Leaders

Kathy Ide

The Christian PEN: Proofreaders and Editors Network is sponsoring an editor convention May 1-2, 2015, in Austin, TX. Network with other freelance editors and learn ...

Convention

Our Mission: To equip and encourage Christian editors in cooperative competition through networking. Learn from ...

http://thechristianpen.com/conve...

Ilise Benun

I'm looking for help developing digital downloads for my online store. I have the ideas and most of the content (articles, podcasts, worksheets, etc.). I ...

Marketing Mentor

If you are a creative professional, consultant or freelancer who wants better clients, bigger budgets ...

http://marketing-mentor.com/shop...

Marci Riley

Hello All, I just joined the organization and want to share a “Gift of Knowledge” with fellow freelancers. It's a FREE eBook titled "Write Like ...

Cheryl Rushing

Hi everyone! So I've finally scored my first big freelance writing job. What do you use for keeping track of time and invoicing? For now ...

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  • Eric Pulsifer

    Playing with Toggl myself; found out about it here. If it's one thing I need ...

  • Rosella Hill

    Thank you for posting this! Very helpful. I just signed up for Toggl!

Ande Singh

Are there any writers collectives or press meets with any open entries for an entry level freelance writer/blogger, indie small press publisher and environmental journalist? ...

Jennifer Strom

Hi all - I'm a veteran journalist (25+ years experience) and have been asked to write a white paper for a university-based foundation (about a ...

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  • Holly Genser

    I do all my work by the project. It's less about the hourly rate, which ...

  • Jennifer Strom

    Thank you, Margaret and Holly! This is very helpful, appreciate the support.

Ciera Chapman

Freelancers, how many of you need help setting up a high-quality, professional-looking website for your writing services? I am willing to do a free tutorial ...

17 more comments
  • Ruth Feiertag

    Not I. I hope Ciera's doing all right. Ruth

  • Janice Miller/Liddle

    I may be interested in this.

Jessica l Barber

This is a great little hive. I recently began submitting poetry, so technically I am an unpublished writer. I began a blog earlier this year ...

Comments
  • Marci Riley

    Hello Jessica, I practice Bikram Yoga. What's the title of your blog?

Kristen King

Hey everyone, Freelancing is something I've been thinking about doing for a long time, but I've always been too busy & stressed out with school ...

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  • Holly Antle

    Kristen, I don't have a ton of advice on how to get more work. I ...

  • Marci Riley

    Great advice from Michael and Holly!! Though often frowned upon, you can do some online ...

David Rosman

I am looking for some advice to re-enter the world as a freelance columnist. I am an award winning columnist for the Columbia Missourian and ...

http://www.columbiamissourian.co...

Comments
  • Ruth Feiertag

    David, I read your piece on the ichthus in the CM; it's both thoughtful and ...

Margy Rydzynski

Has anyone here participated in NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month)? I've participated a few times and wondered what others thought. Basically, you're challenged to write ...

9 more comments
  • Tamara Haywood

    I'm doing it! It's fun writing without censoring myself. Just gotta keep that word count ...

  • Cait Spivey

    I love NaNo! I don't have time to do it myself this year, but my ...

Lee Clingenpeel

I'm a college student who is trying to get freelancing advice. I've had a few freelance jobs (they pay the rent), but they're not what ...

4 more comments
  • Kathleen Krueger

    In my experience, editors don't look at portfolios, they look for good ideas and the ...

  • Michael McCallister

    1) Don't write for Examiner or any other content mill. You won't get any "portfolio ...

Thinh Hiccup

Hi everyone, i looking for a place to sells my stories or co-writer or artist. From the childhood, i used to try to putting everything ...

Comments
  • Marci Riley

    Hello Thinh: I sent a response to your gmail address.

Wesley Murchison

Hi everyone, I'm looking for advice or anecdotes about verifying income. I've yet to complete my first year so no tax documents yet. Though I'm ...

1 more comment
  • Holly Antle

    I used bank statements when I rented my apartment. They wouldn't accept a self-employment ledger, ...

  • Ron Elsdon

    Wesley, you might find my recent book "How to Build a Nontraditional Career Path: Embracing ...

Elaine Bennett

Wondering if there are any ghostwriters out there who have thoughts about a ghost's obligation to stay in the background? I blogged about that earlier ...

Someone Else's Eye

David Ritz wrote one of the best celebrity memoirs out there - Ray Charles' book ...

http://someoneelseseye.blogspot....

Stephanie Huey

Portfolio question -- Hi all! I'm a writer and editor finally taking the time to update my portfolio but, while I've had many good clients, ...

5 more comments
  • Holly Genser

    It's essential to get client testimonials for your website. It's also essential to have writing ...

  • meredith tennant

    Simply putting content on your site will showcase your writing skills, and please don't be ...

Steven Rose, Jr.

I'm a freelance journalist and author. I published my first book of short fiction about a year ago and have another one in the planning ...

Deborah Levine

What are your thoughts about earning money as a free lancer when so much of my writing is visible, but free? I'm a Huffington Post ...

Deborah J. Levine

DEBORAH J. LEVINE is the editor of the American Diversity Report and award-winning author.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/de...

Comments
  • Eric Pulsifer

    With those chops and creds, it's definitely time to parlay all that into paying stuff. ...

  • Marci Riley

    I agree with Eric's first paragraph. With your credentials, you can establish an outstanding portfolio ...

Ciara Dermody-Williams

Hello! My name is CJ Dermody-Williams and I've been freelance writing for the last six months. I'm interested in breaking into the content writing and ...

1 more comment
  • Michael McCallister

    CJ, Interesting stuff over there. Guest blogging can be a hard strategy to pursue, because ...

  • June Owatari

    Use that experience on Afropunk! Why not? It's a niche that can branch out to ...

Beth Hester

Greetings all. I'm Beth Hester, Virginia-based writer, editor, and photographer. Though I have a broad-based business and technical writing portfolio, my work in aid of ...

Comments
  • Ruth Feiertag

    Hello, Beth! Ruth

Kathy Ide

The Christian PEN: Proofreaders and Editors Network is sponsoring an editor convention May 1-2, 2015, in Austin, TX. Network with other freelance editors and learn ...

Convention

Our Mission: To equip and encourage Christian editors in cooperative competition through networking. Learn from ...

http://thechristianpen.com/conve...

Ilise Benun

I'm looking for help developing digital downloads for my online store. I have the ideas and most of the content (articles, podcasts, worksheets, etc.). I ...

Marketing Mentor

If you are a creative professional, consultant or freelancer who wants better clients, bigger budgets ...

http://marketing-mentor.com/shop...

Ciera Chapman

Freelancers, how many of you need help setting up a high-quality, professional-looking website for your writing services? I am willing to do a free tutorial ...

17 more comments
  • Ruth Feiertag

    Not I. I hope Ciera's doing all right. Ruth

  • Janice Miller/Liddle

    I may be interested in this.

Jessica l Barber

This is a great little hive. I recently began submitting poetry, so technically I am an unpublished writer. I began a blog earlier this year ...

Comments
  • Marci Riley

    Hello Jessica, I practice Bikram Yoga. What's the title of your blog?

Lee Clingenpeel

I'm a college student who is trying to get freelancing advice. I've had a few freelance jobs (they pay the rent), but they're not what ...

4 more comments
  • Kathleen Krueger

    In my experience, editors don't look at portfolios, they look for good ideas and the ...

  • Michael McCallister

    1) Don't write for Examiner or any other content mill. You won't get any "portfolio ...

Thinh Hiccup

Hi everyone, i looking for a place to sells my stories or co-writer or artist. From the childhood, i used to try to putting everything ...

Comments
  • Marci Riley

    Hello Thinh: I sent a response to your gmail address.

Steven Rose, Jr.

I'm a freelance journalist and author. I published my first book of short fiction about a year ago and have another one in the planning ...