Freelance Writing Mind Map

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  Mind Map Monday: Freelance Writing Mind Map Want to write about writing? That’s basically what I do on this website, and the mind map I’m sharing this week is actually quite useful for me. I wrote a similar one when I started this site, and I still refer to it off and on. I’ve shared a generic writing mind

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Get Paid to Write About Food & Drink

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Love food? Love writing? Love getting paid? How about getting paid to write about food (and drink)? Here are four publications that pay you (well) to write about yummy-ness and related topics.   1. Cooking Detective Cooking Detective is a digital publication seeking product reviews, recipes, how-tos, and other posts relating to cooking. Reports indicate they pay $.46 per word.

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Get Paid to Write About Environmentalism & Natural Living

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Want to get paid to write and save the world? Here are three publications that pay for writing about environmentalism and natural living. 1. Earth Island Journal Earth Island Journal has an online and a print version, and they publish stories that “anticipate environmental concerns before they become pressing problems.” They pay a $100 flat rate for online stories and

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Should you quit your job to be a writer?

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Dreaming of becoming a full-time writer? Every writer who lives and breathes to tell stories and share them with the world, whether via creative nonfiction, investigative journalism, or fiction, has probably entertained the idea of becoming a full-time writer. And just as many writers have probably been discouraged from pursuing that dream, by everyone around them. We live in a

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Why multipotentialites make great freelance writers

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Multipotentialites, scanners, polymaths, renaissance people, MultiTalented people. It’s only fitting that those with multiple interests don’t agree on a single name to call themselves. We defy categorization; we don’t have a single answer to “what do you do?” and we live for learning opportunities in various fields. Multipotentialites have great personalities to excel in a variety of fields, and in

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Travel Mind Map

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If you want to be a travel writer and make an income from your words, the first thing to realize is that travel writing doesn’t have to mean flying places to report back to a publication. But you can still travel here, there, and everywhere and write about travel. Just not necessarily destination pieces.

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Paid Writing Opportunities: Product Reviews

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If you love trying out new products and sharing your opinion about them, why not get paid to write product reviews? There are several websites that will give you free products in exchange for reviews. But if you’re trying to build a freelance writing career, you need more than product. You need to get paid cash for your words. Beware

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Mind Map Monday: Outdoors

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If you’re an outdoors lover and a writer, you can put your two passions together and earn an income while you go on your adventures. By using mind maps to think outside the box, you can find several topics related to the outdoors to write about. I’ve shared the outdoors mind map before,  but today, I’m going to delve into

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Featured Writer: Sarah Turner

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Featured MultiTalented Writer: Sarah Turner Whether you write for fun or for pay, it’s always great to make a connection to others with similar interests. That’s why once in a while, you’ll see a featured writer on multitalentedwriters.com. Show our featured folks some love by checking out their blogs and leaving a comment. Please note that this post may contain affiliate links.

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Mind Map Monday: Tabletop Games (Plus)

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If you enjoy tabletop games, here’s a mind map to help turn your passion into writing opportunities. I’ve shared this mind map before, but today we’ll dive into exactly how we can use this mind map to enhance our freelance writing.     Of course, you could write ad copy for companies that manufacture or sell games. But thinking outside

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