4 Writing Sites I Didn’t Know About And Am Glad I Found

by Anne Wayman

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Do you keep lists of websites stashed in miscellaneous files? I’ve been keeping a list here in draft posts. Here are some of them

Guerrilla Freelancing - mostly marketing tips I wouldn’t have thought of, and maybe you wouldn’t have either. But it’s not stricktly marketing. Consider Digital Detox: Do you really need social media to succeed as a freelancer? Tempting.

The Urban Muse – okay, I knew about this one but had totally forgotten it – I’ve been rediscovering it. You may want to too.

Websites For Writers brings wonderful surprises like today’s link to the 25 most beautiful libraries in the world at Flavorwire.

Help! ! I Need A Publisher! How could I resist a writing site that says, and I quote,

Nicola Morgan, the Crabbit Old Bat, is an award-winning author of around 90 books across many genres. She gives crabbitly honest advice to determined writers, here and in her books, WRITE TO BE PUBLISHED, WRITE A GREAT SYNOPSIS, and TWEET RIGHT – the Sensible Person’s Guide to Twitter.

Have you got a writing site or know of one we should know about here? Or other site that informs writers?

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Lori May 4, 2012 at 8:50 am

Susan’s site is great (Urban Muse).

I’m a fan of Peter Bowerman’s Well-Fed Writer. (http://www.wellfedwriter.com/blog/)

And All Freelance Writing is just fantastic.
(http://allfreelancewriting.com/)
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annew May 4, 2012 at 9:08 am

All true, Lori… thanks.

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HP van Duuren April 26, 2012 at 3:46 am

Yes, thanks for asking,

I do have a Writing Site that’s mainly about Blogging and The Writer’s Lifestyle. For example recently I wrote a posts about using a Blog as a – Platform – to work from, and about Writing Book Reviews.

It’s more about Blogging (and doing Affiliate Marketing) than about actual - ‘Trading Hours for Dollars’ – type Freelance Writing, although you can also find posts about things like writing ‘Letter’s to the Editor’ and writing Filler (Articles) for Magazines and things like that.

So my site - amung other things - informs Writer’s how they can
(pre) Sell (other people’s) Products on their own Blogs
with doing Affiliate Marketing
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singleblogger April 26, 2012 at 2:42 am

I’ve been writing for Suite101.com for years now. It’s worth checking out.

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annew April 26, 2012 at 9:03 am

and how much are you making an hour would you say?

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Mukesh April 24, 2012 at 9:55 am

All mentioned web sites are new for me. Glad to know about these sites. Might be helpful to me. thanks
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annew April 25, 2012 at 8:41 am

You’re more than welcome Mukesh.

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Elizabeth West April 24, 2012 at 9:23 am

I love the Crabbit Old Bat. I haven’t been there in a while; definitely need to revisit her site.
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Myrtle April 23, 2012 at 3:19 am

They sound like sites that should definitely be in my RSS feed! Thanks for letting me visit your site.
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Carrie Schmeck April 20, 2012 at 8:41 am

Hadn’t heard of Guerilla Freelancing. Thanks!
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annew April 20, 2012 at 9:56 am

Amazing what we can stumble into isn’t it.

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Samar April 20, 2012 at 7:40 am

I love Guerilla Freelancing! It was the first blog I guest posted for.

The Urban Muse is great too. One of the first blogs I started reading when I started freelancing.

Going to check out the other two!
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annew April 20, 2012 at 9:56 am
Jane Rutherford April 20, 2012 at 2:36 am

I am sooo checking out those websites! They sound like sites that should definitely be in my RSS feed! Thanks for pointing them out!
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annew April 20, 2012 at 9:46 am

You’re more than welcome Jane.

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corinne April 19, 2012 at 8:07 pm

thanks Anne! Added them to my RSS feed
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annew April 20, 2012 at 9:35 am

Glad you liked ‘me Corinne.

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