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    EsrogJelly
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    I’m a creative writer with quite some experience in writing diverse articles and song writing. I’m looking for a career opportunity using my talent. Anyone has any ideas how to go about this? I’m interested in copywriting, promotional writing..etc. Any advice?

    #646863

    mepal
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    Maybe send your resume to magazines that do write-ups on different companies and stores.

    #646864

    EsrogJelly
    Member

    Such as?

    #646866

    azi
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    Esrog,

    I have had short stories published in local papers. They are always looking to fill space. Of course I did not get payed per word or at all for that matter. It was more just for my enjoyment.

    If you are interested in working with Jewish newspapers, you should think of some ideas for a feature series. Give specific ideas. I have done so with one paper and was given the go ahead, although I have not done it yet.

    What you seem to want to do is to get into the ad business. I don’t know how you would go about finding a job in that industry. I would suggest checking listings on Craigslist.com or Talentzoo.com. The latter is probably a better place to search.

    #646867

    mepal
    Member

    Mothers Helpers, Lifestyles… depends where you live because these are in Flatbush.

    #646868

    noitallmr
    Participant

    Start with writing letters to the Mishpacha Inbox ๐Ÿ˜‰

    #646869

    Jax
    Member

    noitallmr: is that what ya do?!

    #646870

    noitallmr
    Participant

    No Jax that’s history- I’ve moved onto bigger better stuff by now…;)

    #646871

    Jax
    Member

    noitallmr: ha ya don’t ever wanna know what i used to do! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    #646872

    noitallmr
    Participant

    Jax: surely it can’t be worse than my former job??? I used to make the bends in bananas…please don’t make fun of me- we all start low on the ladder to success!

    But hey now that I revealed my dark history- what DID you used to do Jax?

    #646873

    Jax
    Member

    noitallmr: bends in bananas?! i’m lost! but i really don’t think thaey would let my prank jokes around here! sorry pal! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    #646874

    Bemused
    Participant

    noitallmr,

    Thank you so much! Those great curvy bends have been sooooo helpful to my kids, even the teens enjoy a great bended banana!

    I’m so curious, who does it now? ๐Ÿ™‚

    #646875

    Jax
    Member

    noitallmr: ha only after Bemused posted did i get it! sweet, sorry i did laugh! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    Bemused: maybe they gave that job to the monkeys after he was done with it!? ๐Ÿ˜‰

    #646876

    noitallmr
    Participant

    Bemused: no problem just doing my job!!! I think they got a machine to do ’em now…typical…don’t think about what noitallmr will do with his life from now on let’s just make a machine that takes apart his job…such thoughtless people! But glad you enjoyed my patent!

    Jax: ya know how bananas have that great curvy shape? Well actually they come off the tree straight as can be and I spent half my life bending them into the shape your so familiar with! ๐Ÿ˜‰

    #646877

    Jax
    Member

    noitallmr: your a riot! i don’t know too much about bananas, i actually never ate one! i’m serious! (unless maybe when i was a baby & just don’t recall such a memory!) ๐Ÿ˜‰

    #646878

    alanin99
    Participant

    I hope you get good advice on how to land on a real solid writing career. But for now please join these professional freelance sites; odesk.com and guru.com

    I used them before and was very happy.

    If it works out for you, please share it here.

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