Freelance writing avenues to success


Being a full-time freelance writer is a wonderful destination, and luckily there are lots of pathways that lead there. Unfortunately, sometimes it seems like some paths move around, taking you places you didn’t mean to go. And, happily, there are paths you stumble on that are perfect.

Anyway, philosophical thoughts aside, I’m finding a lot of paths I hadn’t considered on my road to freelance writing self sufficiency.

You may have noticed a new addition to the sidebar: Crayon Writer in the Blogosphere. I mention two of my other blogs, and two blogs where I’m an author. As a new HubPages author, I’ll be putting links to new posts as I write them. Eventually I’ll move them all to my Best Work tab.

So if you’re interested in reading more of my writing, take a look at the links. Be sure to leave a comment here or there (or everywhere…publicity is a good thing), and let me know what you think.

The other avenue I’m pursuing like crazy is Craigslist. I’ve actually landed a couple of good gigs there. If you haven’t tried it, you should. Apply to several, and, assuming your portfolio is good, you should get some work. Then be sure to add your work to your portfolio so you can get more

5 Responses to “Freelance writing avenues to success”

  1. I’m not trying to put you out there because lord knows how many readers you’ve got.

    suffice it to say that after knowing the rogers’ clan for 25 years you never cease to amaze.

    to a great 08.


    Lester Spence’s last blog post..I’d hate to be that white boy

    • Theda K. says:

      Hey Lester, thanks for stopping by! Long time no see! I emailed you too. Wow, has it been that long? Now I know I’m getting old. 🙂

      Drop by again anytime!

  2. Online Bingo says:

    ah – i hope that your freelance writing venture is a success..

    cheers and happy ‘venturing’ 🙂

  3. Thesis says:

    Freelance writers is pretty competitive by nature – almost everyone knows english

    but it’s a wonderful job if you are fulltime at it, beats an office desk job that is..

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