Off The Wire: News for the Canadian media freelancer Jan 21-27

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?


From Canada:


From the U.S. and beyond:


This week on Story Board:

  • The Born Freelancer on Working Through the Winter Blues: It has been my observation over the years that creative people are generally more prone to various types of depression than the average population. I would further posit that winter presents particularly unique difficulties for freelancers because of the nature of our work and work-related lifestyle…
  • Finding your online writing niche: What kind of writing is best suited to online publishing? According to Bethany Blanchard—a freelance writer, editor, and critic based in Melbourne, Australia— how you frame your online writing is as important as what you publish…


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 January 27, 2014 at 9:06 am by editor · · Tagged with: ,

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