Authors, Editors, Journalists, & Writers

A HIVE

 

Founded Sep 2014

Conversations (241)
Members (1188)

 


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

Alan Courtright

Hi guys! You've all probably got blogs...you know? RSS Feeds, right? I have an AUDblog. So simply put, I can take your content and read ...

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  • Ciera Chapman

    Interesting, Alan - I like the concept as an alternative to the typical dry press ...

  • Alan Courtright

    It's almost like listening to a radio newscast. So, we mostly target people or companies ...

Kristy Rice

Hi everyone! I'm a former freelancer rebuilding her clips. I am also working/researching/writing/slaving over a new blog launch. Since I can't find any meet-ups in ...

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  • Ciera Chapman

    Congrats on the upcoming blog launch, Kristy! Keep us posted - we'd love to cheer ...

Sheila Gazlay

Hi, my name is Sheila and I'm an author and editor. I've got 3 books on Amazon, thinking about creating an actual book on Createspace ...

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  • Ciera Chapman

    Welcome, Sheila! We're glad to have you here. Is there any help any of our ...

Jennie Brown Hakim

Thanks for starting this Hive, Ciera! I am a freelance writer/editor in Orange County, CA. I am concentrating on editing right now to boost my ...

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  • Ciera Chapman

    Facebook groups are a great resource for advertising your services. There are hundreds of local ...

  • Kathy Ide

    Hi, Jennie! I'm a freelance writer/editor in Orange County, CA, too! I started editing to ...

Robert Medak

Freelance writer, blogger, editor, and reviewer learning marketing living in West Virginia.

Comments
  • Ciera Chapman

    Welcome, Robert!

Jordan Johnstone

Hi, everyone! I'm a freelance copywriter and author living outside of Atlanta. I saw this group shared on Facebook, and knew I had to join. ...

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  • Ciera Chapman

    Welcome, Jordan! Glad to have you here. What are your goals as a freelancer and ...

Ciera Chapman

I strongly encourage our Hive members to seek out those in their local area for in-person meetups. As writers, it's healthy for us to talk ...

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  • Ilana Masad

    I would love this. Definitely.

  • Ruth Feiertag

    If there are any Denver- or Colorado-based freelancers on this group, you might want to ...

Daniel Bellino-Zwicke

First time here .. I'm a New York based writer with 5 published books. My latest is Segreto Italiano, which along with my previous book, ...

1 more comment
  • Daniel Bellino-Zwicke

    P.S. My Blog ...

  • Ciera Chapman

    Ciao, Daniel! And welcome. We are very happy to have you here. Thanks for sharing ...

Curtis Doebbler

A overseas international lawyer and legal writer, but just wanted to let people know about cdpublishing.org run by Robert Kaplan who's in India. Haven't published ...

Comments
  • Patrice Williams-Marks

    Thank you for the info.

  • Ciera Chapman

    Nice! Thanks, Curtis!

Susanne  Ramirez de Arellano

I would also love to participate in that tutorial.

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  • Susanne Ramirez de Arellano

    I am a writer and Blogger in beautiful Brooklyn. I write a bilingual Blog for ...

  • Ciera Chapman

    Wonderful, Susanne! I will keep you posted about the details.

Debra McCraw

Hello! I'm a freelance writer and editor in the Chicago area specializing in corporate communications. I started freelancing in 2009, and it has been so ...

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  • Ciera Chapman

    Welcome, Debra! We are happy to have you as a part of the Hive.

Paula Trucks-Pape

Just joined! Looking forward to hearing from the people in this "tribe". Moving over from translating to putting my own stuff out there. Exciting!

Comments
  • Ciera Chapman

    What a transition! I hope it's one you enjoy ... you are very talented, I ...

Kathy Zahler

Greetings, fellow bees. I am an education writer who has freelanced for 29 years(!), first in NYC and now in upstate NY--the Finger Lakes area. ...

1 more comment
  • Kathy Zahler

    I have considered it—but not very seriously. Finding the time to market myself is daunting ...

  • Ciera Chapman

    I can understand how frustrating either option - traditional versus self-publishing - can be. I'm ...

Ciera Chapman

Friends, did you see that our little group made the Freelancers Union blog today?

Are you a freelancer writer or editor?

Calling all authors, editors, journalists, and writers! There is a Hive just for you! This ...

https://www.freelancersunion.org...

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  • Cait Spivey

    That's how I found it!

  • Ruth Feiertag

    Well, we're just that cool. Who wouldn't want to join our conversations : )? Ruth

Helen Burroughs

Hello. I'm Helen, a NYC editor. Does anyone know about subcontracting? How does it work?

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  • Helen Burroughs

    Thank you all for your input. I am learning so much!

  • Ciera Chapman

    Helen, are you acting as a subcontractor, or are you hiring a subcontractor? Do you ...

Kathy Ide

Hi, all! I'm a published author and full-time freelance editor in Southern California (www.KathyIde.com). My latest book is "Proofreading Secrets of Best-Selling Authors," which came ...

Kathy Ide Book Services

http://www.KathyIde.com/

3 more comments
  • Kathy Ide

    Helen took another shot at this and guessed correctly, winning the Amazon gift card. (I ...

  • Ciera Chapman

    Nice! What a fun way to engage others, Kathy ... and bravo, Helen!

Patrice Williams-Marks

Are there an members in Los Angeles?

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  • Ciera Chapman

    There are several from Orange County, but I'm not quite sure about Los Angeles yet. ...

Shelia Brewer

Thanks for the invite! :)

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  • Ciera Chapman

    Glad to have you here, Shelia!

Edith Zdunich

Hello all! I'm an author editor. My editing expertise consists of helping authors transform their manuscripts from drafts to print-ready files. Aside, from printing and ...

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/LiberEd...

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  • Helen Burroughs

    My favorite genres are thrillers, mysteries, suspense, romantic suspense, police procedures, and private eyes. I ...

  • Ciera Chapman

    I enjoy editing (and reading) thrillers as well, particularly historical ones.

Peter Erikson

I'm organizing a writer/editor/author/journalist collective from the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond. We meet monthly at the San Francisco Public Library; others are included ...

1 more comment
  • Ciera Chapman

    Any updates on this meetup, Peter?

  • Jess Lander

    I would like to join this as well!

Alan Courtright

Hi guys! You've all probably got blogs...you know? RSS Feeds, right? I have an AUDblog. So simply put, I can take your content and read ...

Comments
  • Ciera Chapman

    Interesting, Alan - I like the concept as an alternative to the typical dry press ...

  • Alan Courtright

    It's almost like listening to a radio newscast. So, we mostly target people or companies ...

Kristy Rice

Hi everyone! I'm a former freelancer rebuilding her clips. I am also working/researching/writing/slaving over a new blog launch. Since I can't find any meet-ups in ...

Comments
  • Ciera Chapman

    Congrats on the upcoming blog launch, Kristy! Keep us posted - we'd love to cheer ...

Ciera Chapman

I strongly encourage our Hive members to seek out those in their local area for in-person meetups. As writers, it's healthy for us to talk ...

13 more comments
  • Ilana Masad

    I would love this. Definitely.

  • Ruth Feiertag

    If there are any Denver- or Colorado-based freelancers on this group, you might want to ...

Daniel Bellino-Zwicke

First time here .. I'm a New York based writer with 5 published books. My latest is Segreto Italiano, which along with my previous book, ...

1 more comment
  • Daniel Bellino-Zwicke

    P.S. My Blog ...

  • Ciera Chapman

    Ciao, Daniel! And welcome. We are very happy to have you here. Thanks for sharing ...

Paula Trucks-Pape

Just joined! Looking forward to hearing from the people in this "tribe". Moving over from translating to putting my own stuff out there. Exciting!

Comments
  • Ciera Chapman

    What a transition! I hope it's one you enjoy ... you are very talented, I ...

Kathy Zahler

Greetings, fellow bees. I am an education writer who has freelanced for 29 years(!), first in NYC and now in upstate NY--the Finger Lakes area. ...

1 more comment
  • Kathy Zahler

    I have considered it—but not very seriously. Finding the time to market myself is daunting ...

  • Ciera Chapman

    I can understand how frustrating either option - traditional versus self-publishing - can be. I'm ...

Kathy Ide

Hi, all! I'm a published author and full-time freelance editor in Southern California (www.KathyIde.com). My latest book is "Proofreading Secrets of Best-Selling Authors," which came ...

Kathy Ide Book Services

http://www.KathyIde.com/

3 more comments
  • Kathy Ide

    Helen took another shot at this and guessed correctly, winning the Amazon gift card. (I ...

  • Ciera Chapman

    Nice! What a fun way to engage others, Kathy ... and bravo, Helen!