Category Archives: Advice for Writers

The Advice for Writers category on Freelance With Us covers articles relating to everything that a writer needs to know. We will provide author tips, writing tips and more, all of which comes directly from professional writers and published authors. Learn how to write a novel, how to become a bestseller, how to self-publish, how to freelance and more.

The articles in this category have been created by the Freelance With Us writing team. This includes our resident freelancers Megan and Thomas, as well as the Freelance With Us owner, P. J. Aitken. Aitken is the author of The Online Writer’s Companion, a freelancing guide that was created with the goal of helping freelance writers everywhere. In this section Aitken relays some of his essential tips for freelancers, helping you toward a six figure salary.

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Paper Writing Service Reviews: Why You Shouldn’t Use Them

Life is chaotic and busy even for the best of us. Many students are working part-time or full-time jobs, may already be parenting children, or have the added responsibilities of taking care of a sick or disabled family member. For those who are students, whether it be high school, undergraduate, or graduate, it can be […]

Freelance Writer Resume Sample: Guidelines and Samples 

We’ve stressed many times within the pages of Freelance With Us that it’s critical to a writer’s success to continue to market herself. Every writer should engage in at least one marketing activity every single day. In response, we’ve gotten questions about freelance writer resume samples, and whether we can provide one. A freelance writer […]

Freelance Insurance: Can you Insure Yourself as a Freelancer? 

We’ve had a lot of questions come in over the past few weeks about how we survive as freelance writers. We’ve heard it all. “How do you make enough money to eat?” “How does freelance insurance work?” “Do you have to pay taxes?” Well, those are actually all good questions. And we’ve covered a few […]

Freelance Writer Salary: How Much do Freelance Writers Make?

If you’re reading this, you’re either a beginning freelance writer or you want to become a freelance writer. But like most people entering a new field, you want to know about whether you can support yourself with a freelance writer salary. The answer is yes. You absolutely can. But it’s not going to happen overnight. […]

Starting a Freelance Business: What you Need to Do

Three types of people think about starting a freelance business. The first is the planner. Planners want all their ducks in a row before starting a new venture. They want to make sure that all their bases are covered, and that they’re not going to be left struggling financially in case of an emergency or […]

Fiction Writing Contests: How to Win (Tips and More)

It’s probably going to come off sounding a bit condescending, but we wanted to take a minute to congratulate you. To us, there’s very little that’s more heartwarming than to see a younger person interested in writing. Now, we have no idea if you’re writing as a hobby or writing to ignore your math instructor. […]

How to Write a Resume for a Job: Expert CV Advice and Guide

If you’re reading this, we can assume two things about you: you’re a writer and you’re a job seeker. And if you’re anything like most writers, the job application process is quite daunting. Cover letters are a piece of cake. You know how to sell yourself in three paragraphs or less. But resumes are a […]

How to Write a Cover Letter for a Resume

Congratulations! You’ve reworked your resume and you’ve got an eye-catching, jaw-dropping masterpiece. Now that everything’s in order, you’re ready to submit your resume and apply for your fantasy job. Well, almost. You’ll need a cover letter first. Here’s how to write a cover letter for a resume that’ll put your name on the top of HR’s […]

Online Writing Jobs in 2017: Freelancing Portals, Classifieds and More

When most people think of writers, they think of fiction writers like J.K. Rowling, James Patterson, Agatha Christie, C.S. Lewis, or Louis L’Amour. Of course, there are also nonfiction writers such as Henry David Thoreau, Steven Covey, Mark Twain or Stephen Hawking. These are all well-known authors who get paid to write the content we […]

Press Release Distribution for Authors

So, you’ve written the book? Check. And you’ve crafted a press release? Check. And you’re ready to distribute it? Um…. Writers are notoriously bad a self-promotion. Unfortunately, the world won’t come to those who hit this common snag. After sending out a few emails, it can be discouraging to have your press release seem like […]