Thank you so much for this resource. I hope to become a writer like you someday. Hi Ameerah, Thank you so much for your kind comment! I think your goal of starting freelance writing as a side hustle is perfect! You can definitely do that over the summer and find freelance writing jobs near you! Elna, thanks so much for all this info! Happy to hear you want to start some online writing and get paid for it. My complements on your refreshingly authentic, comprehensive, personable resource.
Since retiring I made several inquiries about freelancing without success. If I do proceed, your guide will, no doubt, be indispensable. Greetings, Elna! Thank you!!! Thanks so much for referring my freelance writing blog to your sister! I hope this helps her find a path into freelancing! Hi Elna Thanks for your tips. I am just starting out in my writing journey.
I want to transition into writing from home and your tips on freelance writing are a great place to start. Looking forward to exploring your ideas further. So happy you want to work from home as a freelance writer! It really is the greatest job! Dear Elna, Great post!! So thank you so much for sharing your knowledge, I will look closely at all the advice you give and give this writing thing one more try!! I got a felling this is it! What kind words you shared! Yes, the most successful people in the world, fail and try again instead of fail and give up! Kudos to you for sticking to this and trying again.
You can do online writing and land some great freelance writing jobs! It was written in a very honest and heartfelt way. I truly want to help every person out there that wants to start freelance writing to do it right the first time and avoid all the mistakes I had to endure to get to where I am today!
Thank you so much for visiting my site! Am new in this but i know i will be used to if i get the chance to do this am very passionate thank you. Thanks Elna, I have stumbled upon many other articles about freelancing but yours is so clear and informative, thank you.
This article is going to be my starting point. Writing has always been something i have just dipped my toes in mainly because i just had no idea where to begin. I have toyed with the idea of one day just taking the leap of faith and just giving it a go! I have helped many friends and family members over the years with various writing exercises and always got the thumbs up and the encouragement to take it further.
Aside from landing a non paying article writing gig on Freelancer — i was getting a little despondent but you have certainly ignited that fire again and i am so thankful for your helpful hints and honesty. Thanks Elna. In the beginning, it will be tough, but with the right tools you will succeed! Thanks for sharing your 20 ideas for freelance writing! They are awesome and very informative. Appreciate your conversational style of writing and the easy flow.
Request you to connect over LinkedIn! Glad you found my writing easy to read! I hope you take action and become a freelance writer! Hi Elna, Great tips here.
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I thought that I may have lost confidence. Thanks for sharing your expertise. Finding freelance jobs is different for sure! After reading through through the above, I gained an instant courage to start a blog and begin to utilize the various ideas you offered on starting out as a freelance writer.
Hi Elna, It is awesome to stumbled on your comprehensive and informative guide to becoming a freelance writer. For sometime now I have been looking for this information. I will like to know if you have any advice for Africans Nigeria in particular on how to go about it. Are there any specifics or peculiarities? Thank you for sharing. Thank you so much for stopping by!
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There might be places you can submit your stories! Elna, you are a blessing! Thank you very much for a complete and informative piece. I recently started thinking of making a career out of writing because a few people have told me to consider this when I write a post or some poetry piece.
Some of the google search results literarily gave me a headache and then I find this for free! Thank you! Yes, writing for money as a freelance writer is awesome! Glad you found this post and want to be a freelance writer or do some freelance writing on the side! Overwhelmed by all this…and.. THANK you. I tried googling and ran into a lot of links that want to charge me to become one of their writers and got discouraged, until I found this article. It is exciting for sure. Btw, what are your thoughts on self publishing? And any thoughts on nano fiction, poetry, short stories? Been writing since I was a child and have a LOT to write about, have high approvals on my social media comments, etc.
SO, as you can tell, am ready to fasten my seatbelt and go for it! I do know that a lot of freelance writers use freelance writing as a way to make money so they can publish their fiction work! My goodness, what a lot of information! And I mean that in a good way.
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I am getting back into writing after taking time out from it, and things have changed a lot. Thanks for the advice. Why thank you! So glad you found some great tactics to help you find a freelance writing job! A Tiny House magazine published an article that I wrote about my new digs and a friend published my article on salsa dancing in Cuba in his online travel mag, so I can confidently say that opportunism has been my most successful strategy.
Several months ago I really got going and looked up the pitch process for the Huffington Post.
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I sent them a few of my articles and waited for them to react just like my mom did. My point is that your direct-delivery go-ahead-and-do-it offerings might be just what I need to jump in. My horoscope did specifically mention an illness or setback being the catalyst for major creative output….
Anyway, thank you for creating this and good luck in all of your future creations!