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Professional Freelance Writer Directory

Information for Clients

Are you tired of being bombarded with pitches from unqualified writers when you advertise on classified or bidding marketplaces? If you're looking to pull your next writer from a more professional pool, look no further.

The All Freelance Writing Freelance Writer Directory features only experienced professionals. You can browse their profiles below by category or search for any keyword related to your project and use the contact information each writer provides to discuss project details with them. (Note: All Freelance Writing allows writers to advertise their services, but is in no way involved with the hiring process or client-freelancer relationship beyond that.)

Not finding the perfect match in the directory? Consider posting an ad on the freelance writing job board instead.

Information for Writers

Most high paying freelance writing jobs are never publicly advertised. Clients frequently search for qualified writers independently. They find writers through referrals. Or they receive direct queries. Help those clients find you with a listing in our professional freelance writer directory.*

If you're looking for advertised gigs in the meantime, consider browsing my freelance writing job board, where I post ads direct-from-clients as well as curate ads from other sources (the vast majority featuring pay information so there's no guessing before you take the time to apply).

Writer * Editor * Educator

Name: Deborah Ross

Type of Writer: Magazine Writer / Feature Writer / Journalist

Location: United States

Rate Type: per article (or blog post)

Average / Typical Rate:

My Website / Portfolio: http://deborahross.wordpress.com

Profile Summary

Free-lance writer and copy editor, Phoenix, AZ -- 1982 to present

Markets include lifestyle magazines and newspapers and education-related journals. In 1998 co-authored The Insiders’ Guide to Phoenix, part of a nationally known travel series.

Teacher, Paradise Valley High School; Phoenix, AZ -- 2000 to 2010
Responsibilities included advising the student newspaper and yearbook. I taught freshman and sophomore English and TV Production for several years.

Reporter/Copy Editor, The Arizona Republic and Phoenix Gazette; Phoenix AZ -- 1990-1997
Worked in well-respected features department. Primary beats included lifestyle, health, education and entertainment.
Won Arizona Press Club awards for headlines and feature writing.

Scottsdale (Ariz.) Progress; Scottsdale, AZ -- 1984 to 1988
Assistant editor and then editor of award-winning arts and entertainment section.
Additional Experience

Writer for U-Haul International in Phoenix; intern for The Denver Post in Colorado; reporter for The Intermountain Jewish News in Denver

Experience / Education / Qualifications

More than 15 years experience.

Current free-lance clients include:

Raising Arizona Kids
Hospice of the Valley (AZ)


University of Colorado, Boulder, CO -- Bachelor’s of Science in journalism with honors, 1979.
Journalism/English Certification in secondary education through Arizona State University, 2000

Computer/software proficiency in:
Photoshop, InDesign, iMovie, iPhoto, WordPress

How to Contact Me


* My emphasis is on featuring more experienced writers. I set limits on rates accepted here (no less than $50 per article / per page / per hour), so you don't have to worry about getting lost in a sea of beginners or extremely low-priced writers in the all-too-common "race to the bottom" marketplace bidding structure. Here you can have a presence in a <em>professional</em> marketplace for a <strong>one-time fee of $24.95</strong> which helps weed out inexperienced writers while also helping to support this site.