The Born Freelancer on Best Advice Received, Ever

This series of posts by the Born Freelancer shares personal experiences and thoughts on issues relevant to freelancers. Have something to add to the conversation? We’d love to hear from you in the comments.   One of the best pieces of advice I ever received when I was starting out as a rookie freelancer came from […]

Posted on October 28, 2020 at 7:30 pm by editor · One Comment · Tagged with: , ,

Researcher seeks Millennial freelancers in Toronto

If you were born between 1980 and 1995 and freelance in media in Toronto, you’re invited to share your experiences with a researcher at the University of Waterloo. Dr. Nancy Worth is in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management. She’s conducting a SSHRC-funded project called Home/work looking at the experiences of millennial freelancers. “Millennials are the […]

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PWAC Toronto deep research seminar April 23

Toronto-area writers, mark your calendars for another PWAC professional development seminar. “Deep Research: Practical Tips and Techniques” is scheduled for Tuesday, April 23 from 7:00 to 8:45 p.m. at the Miles Nadal JCC (750 Spadina Avenue). The seminar will offer practical information about conducting in-depth research online, in person, at libraries and other places.You’ll pick up some tips on locating […]

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Doctoral researcher seeks interviews with freelancers and interns

A doctoral researcher at Simon Fraser University is seeking freelancers and interns in Toronto and Vancouver to participate in her study of freelance working conditions. In particular, Mirjam Gollmitzer is looking for freelancers and interns in the Toronto area who are available for interviews between June 14th and 19th, inclusive. She is also seeking interviews with freelancers […]

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Reuse and Recycle

by Tanya Lloyd Kyi   We all have the same complaints. Newspapers are regurgitating content. Editors are reusing tired articles. Publishers are recycling old ideas. But while we writers and readers continue to push for great content, we can also steal a page from the publishing playbook. Why not see how many ways we can […]

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Researcher seeks interviews with freelancers

A University of Western Ontario doctoral student is looking for Canadian freelance writers to participate in a study of freelance working conditions. Robert Bertuzzi, a PhD student in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies, is seeking freelancers who are able to commit to one 90-minute interview. His dissertation will explore the experiences and working conditions […]

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