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Issues facing freelance writers in 2021: Contract standards

Issues facing freelance writers in 2021: Contract standards

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Freelance writing challenges

Freelancers face some universal issues such as getting paid on time, navigating taxes and managing a career.

One of the biggest challenges for freelance writers are contracts and terms of work. One missing piece for many freelancers is what a standard contract can a...

Freelance writers should pay attention to three main terms:

  • Indemnity: Most contracts state that you will indemnify the publication. However, it should be the other way around. The publication should agree to indemnify you, especially if your reporting can ruffle some ...

Freelance writers should be aware of the following red flags when reviewing agreements:

  • "Work for hire": It means that the copyright and publishing rights belong to the publication, not to the author. It means the author may miss out on the opportunity to option their ...

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