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Essay Examples: What are the Different Types of Essays?

As a writer, you’re probably going to be tasked with writing more than one essay. In fact, if you haven’t written an essay lately, read on. Essays are a great addition to every writer’s portfolio. Over the next few weeks, we’ll be taking a peek at different types of essays; we’ll leave it up to […]

Writing Prompts for Kids (Creative Story Starts for Children)

The one thing most freelance writers have in common is that they’ve been writing since the time they were a child in school. Just about every school curriculum includes some form of writing as a regular part of elementary, middle, and secondary education programs. In most cases, the older you are, the higher level writing […]

Write for Us Opportunities (Online Jobs; Guest Posts; More)

As a freelance writer, one of the most important elements to success is the ability to write well and in a way, that engages the reader. The second most important key to a successful freelance writing career is being able to find the clients who are looking for writers! If you’re like other freelance writers, […]

Lulu Self-Publishing Review (Scam? Genuine? Worth It?)

In the past, the publishing industry and book market was controlled by those who had the knowledge of and the access to the resources to publish a book. Anyone who is a writer knows that trade publishers are famous for long response times, stringent formatting requirements, and almost cliquish behavior. The only option for writers […]

Fiverr Arbitration and Fiverr Customer Support: Are You in Good Hands?

Over the past few weeks, we’ve published a few articles about Fiverr and how the website works. Fiverr is a legit site, and a viable way to make money as a freelance writer. But what happens when something goes wrong? How is Fiverr arbitration and Fiverr customer support? What’s the process when you have a […]

Nevron Review: Chart, Diagram, How to Use, What Is It

If you’re one of those writers lucky enough to have access to both a Mac and a PC you’ve no doubt noticed that many software programs have different features depending on the device you use. I know as a PC user, I’ve many times experienced “Mac envy”, especially when viewing those Scrivener tutorials. Scrivener just […]

Smashwords Review: Self-Publishing Favorite (Scam, Best, Worst?)

Once your masterpiece is written and professionally edited, whether fiction or nonfiction, the next step is to get it into the hands of as many readers as possible. In the past, the only two choices were traditional publishers or to pay high fees to a vanity press. Writers who couldn’t get picked up by trade […]

Is PeoplePerHour a Scam?

We’ve covered PeoplePerHour on Freelance With Us, and as a result we’ve gotten quite a few questions about it. Most of you shared your own experiences using the site, but some of you simply asked if PeoplePerHour was a scam. Some of you have cautionary tales, and we have a few of our own. But […]

AuthorHouse Review: Vanity Publishing Review

When it comes to self-publishing over traditional publishing, the responsibility for details falls onto you, the author. When you take on the role of publisher, you have the option to hire other people or companies to perform specific aspects of the process for you. One of the companies that provides these self-publishing services is AuthorHouse. […]

Fiverr Scams: What to Look Out For

We’ve posted a few articles about Fiverr in the past few weeks. But we’ve still gotten questions about Fiverr scams. Back in the day, Fiverr was a website which had some pretty bizarre gigs for sale – sellers could post just about anything and there was little guarantee that you’d be buying a legitimate product. […]