Here are a few writing-related sites you can check into for freelance or contract gigs. Most of them offer a lot more than jobs, too.
Freelance Writing Gigs: http://www.freelancewritinggigs.com/ “Whether you’re a seasoned writer or a beginner, the information you need to be a successful writer is at your fingertips here at Freelance Writing Jobs!” (check out the Resources for Writers tab off the main page; business tips, job hunting tips, writing tips, and a lot more)
Make a Living Writing: http://www.makealivingwriting.com/ “I’m Carol Tice, an award-winning, fun-loving freelance writer living in the Seattle area. I’m obsessed with helping writers earn more from their work.” (a lot of free resources; podcasts; downloads; monthly membership-fee community; and a lot more)
If you’re looking for work in New Hampshire, I recommend the NHJobsList Yahoo Group: http://www.nhjobslist.com/ “NH Jobs List is a mailing list focused solely on jobs in New Hampshire.” (If you sign up, you will be on the e-mail list for any NH job; several technical writing-related jobs come through each month. At the least, you may learn about a company in an industry you are interested in.)
Freelance Writing: http://www.freelancewriting.com/freelance-writing-jobs.php “Helping freelance writers to succeed since 1997.” (e-mail list with helpful articles, tutorials, jobs, and links to writing contests).
This is one of several free infographics for writers from the site – a mind map for how a writer finds freelance work:The infographic includes several URLs to other sites for writing jobs.
Do you have a resource for finding writing jobs to share with us? Please include a link in the comments and tell us about it.
Lisa J. Jackson is an independent writer and editor who enjoys working with manufacturing, software, and technology businesses of all sizes. She loves researching topics, interviewing experts, and helping companies tell their stories. You can connect with her on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.