The Freelancer’s Bible

  Freelancing has its challenges, but there’s more and more support out there these days for those of us who’ve chosen to hop on the freelance roller coaster. One of the latest freelancer resources comes from Sara Horowitz, founder of the U.S.-based Freelancers Union. Her new book The Freelancer’s Bible has something for every freelancer, offering advice […]

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Too close for comfort?

Canadian author alleges publisher and U.K. writer stole idea for children’s book We recently shared the story of a freelancer who suspected a profile idea she had pitched was stolen by the publication (it turned out that likely wasn’t the case). Losing an idea for a story is one thing, but there are many other […]

Posted on October 26, 2011 at 10:37 am by editor · 2 Comments · Tagged with: , , ,

What’s the Word on the Street in 2011?

It’s that time of year again. The Word on the Street festival is a celebration of literacy, with a focus on magazines and books. Every year it evolves a little more, and since its first year in Toronto in 1990, WOTS has expanded to five other cities across Canada. This Sunday, September 25, Halifax, Toronto, […]

Posted on September 21, 2011 at 11:24 am by editor · LEAVE A COMMENT · Tagged with: , , , , ,