Posts Tagged ‘ Suite101 ’

Suite101 and Demand Studios: Why content mills aren’t worth the effort

Since many people have been writing to me lately asking for my take on the Suite101/Demand Studios types of writing scams and content mills out there, I just wanted to refer everyone back to my original post on the subject, as the final paragraph links to several articles on Writers Weekly which are quite informative and feature real users (i.e. people who've worked for these sites) who have Continue Reading...

How to get published

How do you get published? Or, perhaps more to the point: How do you get people to pay you money for your writing? These are questions I hear a lot from writers who are new to the freelancing game and looking to write for magazines and websites. While I would love to help everyone find the answers to these questions, one of the first things you should know about freelancing and writing in general Continue Reading...

An open letter to media job boards everywhere

Here is the text of an email I just sent to Media Job Search Canada, and which I have forwarded to MediaBistro. It can equally well apply to media job boards everywhere that uphold this offensive policy of posting scam "jobs" meant to trick and/or entrap young, inexperienced writers: Dear Media Job Search Canada, As a hard-working freelance writer, I'd like to make a suggestion for your media Continue Reading...