Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Mar 7-13

Once a week, we gather stories about the media business, journalism, writing, publishing, and freelancing—with a Canadian focus—and share them in Off the Wire. Who needs a water cooler?

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From Canada:

From The U.S. and beyond:

Recently on Story Board:

  • Freelance Finance: By the Hour, or by the Word?: Freelance writing jobs are split into two methods of compensation; payment by the word, and payment by the hour. After doing some interviews and research, it’s apparent that writers pretty much fall into one camp or the other…
  • Webinar: Storytelling for brands: Now, more than ever, brands are seeking the advice of artists (writers, podcasters, graphic designers, photographers) to help tell their stories in ways that authentically connect. The next in our series of professional development webinars will help you find success in this field…
  • Off the Page, with Simon Diotte: This week we’re chatting with Montreal writer and editor Simon Diotte. He gained recognition for his 2016 National Magazine Award-winning travel story “Sur les traces d’un écrivain voyageur” (“In the Footsteps of a Travel Writer”) published in Oxygène…

Spot a story you think we should include in next week’s Off the Wire? Email the link to or tweet us at @storyboard_ca.

Posted on March 13, 2017 at 9:00 am by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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