15 Great Facebook Pages and Groups for Freelance Writers

There's waaaay more to Facebook than just keeping tabs on your old high school buddies and sharing photos of your mischievous-yet-adorable cat. Yes, indeed, there are so many reasons why having a professional Facebook page can help your freelance writing career soar. Now that you've begun looking at Facebook through your freelance writer's lens, you may want to check out these 15 “like-worthy” Facebook pages and highly joinable Facebook groups (we’ve included their official Facebook bios with their links below). Interacting with them will help improve your writing, allow you to connect with fellow writers and industry types, and maybe land you some freelance writing gigs, too.

1. Freelance Writing Jobs: “A freelance writing community featuring daily job leads, informative tips and articles, and plenty of commiseration and camaraderie.”

2. Freedom With Writing: “Writers! Want to earn money with your writing? . . . We love writers. We also know that it is difficult to build a successful writing career. We spend a lot of time thinking about how we can give you what you need in order to succeed.”

3. Freelance Writing Group: “Facebook for Freelancers is a place for freelance writers to find researched jobs and to network with other writers. Managed by Brian Scott ofwww.FreelanceWriting.com.

4. The Writer's Circle: “To help connect, encourage, and highlight writers around the world.”

5. Writing.com: “Sign up for your free online writing portfolio and . . . Write on!”

6. Writer's Digest: “Writer's Digest is the number 1 resource for writing better and getting published. It is a division of F+W Media.”

7. Writer's Write: “Writers Write teaches writers to communicate. We love words and the people who turn them into stories.”

8. Poets & Writers: “To foster the professional development of poets and writers, to promote communication throughout the literary community, and to help create an environment in which literature can be appreciated by the widest possible public.”

9. Writers Helping Writers (group): “Are you a writer willing to share insider secrets with other writers? . . . If so, this is the group for you. Join us and spread the word. Writers of ALL levels are welcome, as well as editors, publishers, literary agents, and other publishing types.”www.facebook.com/groups/27659251025

10. Grammar Girl: “Grammar Girl provides short, friendly tips to improve your writing. Covering the grammar rules and word choice guidelines that can confound even the best writers, Grammar Girl makes complex grammar questions simple with memory tricks to help you recall and apply those troublesome grammar rules. . . Mignon Fogarty is the creator and host of Grammar Girl.”

11. The Writer: “Overseen by Editor-in-Chief Alicia Anstead, The Writer magazine instructs, informs, and inspires readers with comprehensive how-to advice on the craft of writing — as well as news, interviews, book features, and up-to-the-minute market information.”

12. The Write Life (page and public group): “. . . A one-stop writing shop, covering topics like freelancing, marketing, publishing, self-publishing, blogging, and more.”www.facebook.com/thewritelifesite (Note they also have a Facebook group:

13. Freelance Writers (public group): “This group is for all the freelance writers out there. Please share experiences, works, or job postings.”

14. Magazine Writer's Academy: Most importantly, don't forget about us!! 😉 ” The Magazine Writer's Academy gives you a proven method to successful freelance writing for magazines. Yep, it's a dream come true!”

15. Magazine Writer's Club (closed group):This members-only Facebook group is run by the pros behind our very own Magazine Writer's Academy. “In this group, you will get invaluable knowledge and insights about the magazine writing business from experts with more than 35 years in the field. Get help with your ideas, pitches, formats, and how to contact the editors.”

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