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Freelance Files is a bi-monthly column for and by environmental journalism freelancers in which a rotating cast of writers share hard-earned wisdom here about myriad aspects of weaving a life and business out of their independent status. For questions and comments, to suggest future Freelance Files columns or to offer to write one, email SEJournal Online Freelance Files editor Karen Schaefer at


January 15, 2014

October 15, 2013

July 15, 2013

April 15, 2013

January 15, 2012