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Our members serve clients worldwide in a broad array of business, professional, technical, journalistic, and creative areas.

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Do you have a writing need that calls for a professional writer? Search our member database to find the writer whose areas of expertise and specialties match your needs.
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Finding job assignments is a challenge for all freelance writers. To help meet that challenge for our members, we have compiled a long list of job search resources that can help.
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Need a reason to join IWOC? How about 10! Starting with the fact that IWOC tops "Chicago freelance writer" searches, which helps potential clients find your profile.
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No time to search? No problem. Simply use our convenient online form to post your job to our job board, where it will be seen by our professional members. Posting is simple, easy, and free!
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IWOC is always looking for experts on topics of writing and/or the business of freelancing. If you would like to speak at an IWOC meeting and share your expertise, we’d love to make it happen.
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Looking for the perfect gift for that freelance writer in your life? How about a membership in IWOC, Chicagoland's premier organization for independent writers!
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