Paid Writing Opportunities: News, Politics, and More

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Dreaming of journalism work, but lamenting the fact very few places hire in-house journalists anymore? Time to go freelance and get paid for your writing. Plenty of publications still value the contributions of journalists and pay well for their writing. Here are 12 places that pay (well) for news, politics, and generic writing.     1. Huck Huck wants commentary

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Where to Find Freelance Writing Gigs, Part 3

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Finding freelance writing gigs isn’t always easy, especially when you’re first starting out. But with a little guidance, starting and growing your freelance writing career (multi-niche or otherwise) doesn’t have to be hard.   Make no mistake; starting any career is hard work. But the steps to get there don’t have to be hard, and finding clients should be simple.

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Where to Find Freelance Writing Gigs, Part 2

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Starting a freelance writing career isn’t always easy. There are confusing terms to learn, decisions about office space to make, budgeting and cash flow projections, and a million other items on the to-do list. But most important of all, you need to find clients. Without clients, there’s no business. And if you want to make a living as a writer, you

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