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The Washington Post Built a Social Network For Freelancers

The Washington Post is streamlining their freelancer process with the development of a social network specifically designed to orchestrate a hub of stringers spread throughout the world. The company debuted The Washington Post Talent Network back in June that is … Continue reading

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How to Pitch a Major Publication

Pitching your first story to a major publication can be an intimidating process, but with a little insight it doesn’t have to be.  Just think, if you were an editor what would you want in your pitches?  Once you get … Continue reading

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Amtrak Offers ‘Writer’s Residencies’ With Free Rides

It was a couple of months ago that the idea for a writing residency through Amtrak was first introduced by a couple of writers who openly pondered the idea on Twitter. How much momentum do we have to gain for … Continue reading

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Scientist Called ‘Urban Whore’ For Turning Down Unpaid Blogging Position

The unpaid “contributor” position is a growing point of contention within the journalism world.  Many who pitch stories to various websites and blogs with the hopes of building their portfolios are often left with a disheartening response that’s more insulting … Continue reading

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Why Freelance Writers Should Create Their Own Brand

Freelance writers have a familiarity with crafting pitches and stories depending on the different publications that they are trying to reach, but what many have difficulty with is developing a unique identity beyond their lede when it comes to their … Continue reading

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