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Loving the Work Without Working Alone

by Alex Verman   Freelancers are often idealized as isolated entrepreneurs. Working from anywhere at odd hours, freelancers are at liberty to pick our projects and dictate our schedules and build relationships and connections outside of the traditional office environment. Nicole Cohen addresses this idea of the lone wolf writer head-on in her book, Writers’ […]

Posted on February 1, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Writers’ Rights event in Toronto January 28

An optimistic view of the state of freelance journalism is a rare thing these days. But author and University of Toronto professor Nicole Cohen has one. She says that although it can be hard to stay positive in the face of challenging conditions for freelance workers, her research has demonstrated that there are some reasons to be hopeful. Cohen’s new book, […]

Posted on January 6, 2017 at 10:00 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , ,

Content farms and the decline of long form

by H.G. Watson   Want to get hits on your website? Easy. Just feature a list. “Here are the Best Dumb Things Ryan Lochte Said on His Reality Show,” or “10 Reasons Duke the Corgi Has the Potential To Be One of America’s Next Top Corgis” are actual articles you can find on the sites […]

Posted on April 24, 2013 at 9:20 am by editor · 2 Comments · Tagged with: , , ,