What is Freelance Writing? - Definition & Examples Video


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Which of the following is NOT true of freelance writing?

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1. Why would a company hire a freelance writer?

2. Why is it important for publications to keep their doors open to freelance writing?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Freelance writers don't work for one particular publication, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help you test your understanding of the job. You'll be assessed on the origins of the term and examples of it.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on your understanding of:

  • Characteristics of freelance writing
  • Reasons why companies hire this type of writer
  • Examples of work accomplished by freelancers

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related writing lesson
  • Making connections - use understanding of the characteristics of freelancing
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why companies should consider using freelancers

Additional Learning

To learn more about writing, review the accompanying lesson called What is Freelance Writing? - Definition & Examples. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Understand freelance writing
  • Define and identify examples of freelance writing
  • Know origin of the term freelance