SFWA Blog Post: 7 Freelance Writing Scams and How to Fight Them

SFWA (the Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America) has an excellent service called Writer Beware, which educates writers about less-than-honest agents and publishers, and other nasty tricks and traps. It's got a useful article up about how to spot and avoid seven freelance writing scams; it's definitely worth a look.

Here's a short quote:

Scammers come in many flavors: unscrupulous clients, shysters selling bogus/worthless services, and thieves who want to steal your money/information. All of them are counting on you being too eager to work to ignore the warning signs.

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