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4 Freelance Writing Gigs | 21 May 2024

'Four of this week's interesting paid freelance writing opportunities from across the web.'

Helping You Master Content Strategy Creation For Your Writing Clients

Freelance Writers | The Sick Times

The Sick Times is accepting pitches for reported news stories and essays/commentary pieces. They only want pitches, so no drafts on spec. They prioritize pitches from people with Long Covid and related diseases. Pay = $1,200 USD for news features and $400 USD for essays/commentary pieces.

Freelance Writers | New Scientist

The website, app, and print editions of New Scientist cover international science and technology news, and ask big-picture questions about life, the universe, and what it means to be human. They are calling for pitches for their end-of-year magazine edition. Deadline is Friday 14th June! Pay: Starts at around £660 for 1200 words.

Freelance QC Medical Writer | AL Solutions

You'll be conducting comprehensive quality control checks of medical documents such as clinical study reports, protocols, investigator brochures, and regulatory submissions. You'll also have the joy of verifying data consistency, grammar, spelling, and adherence to style guides and regulatory requirements. Check pay.

Freelance Medical Writer - Korean | Trans Perfect

You'll be working as the medical writing lead on complex scientific publications or clinical regulatory documents such as those associated with filings and dossiers.

Health/Science Freelance Writers | Dr Sophie Prosolek, Ph.D.

Not so much a call for pitches as a call to connect, so they can build up a network of freelance writers who can write for the health industry/field. Worth following up even if you're just getting started writing about health.

The Road Less Travelled - Alternative Ways To Get Paid For Your Writing Skills

In this section, we highlight people who are successfully building businesses based on their (or other people's) writing skills.

Have you ever thought about helping business owners write the copy for their Google Business Profile? It's an area that often gets overlooked these days. Especially if think that Google Business Profile is only for bricks and mortar stores.

Not so!

It can be just as effective for online businesses as well.

Listen in as sales expert, Nikki Rausch, interviews Google Business Profile optimisation expert, Mellisa Rose. And think about how it could be YOU helping people build their sales with YOUR expert writing skills.

Podcast Episode: Boost Sales with Google Business Profile - Essential Strategies for Maximizing Visibility & Engagment

Courses For Freelance Writers

In this section we highlight and review courses that we know will help you:

  • start getting paid for your writing
  • become a better writer
  • get more clients
  • turn your writing skills into a business that lets you have more choice in life

Want To Get Started As A Freelance Writer?

Kirsty Boden-Stuart's proven course "The Complete Freelance Writing Online Course: Beginner To Pro" is a great way to quickly start your paid writing career. If you haven't already done her course, check it out.

Need A Mindset Makeover To Help You Get Your Freelance Writing Business Off The Ground?

Content strategist and freelance writing expert, Treasa Edmond is running a free webinar that will help you reset the way you think about your freelance writing and the business you are building.

We hope you get out there and start earning (or earning more) from your writing.

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