This is a great article from the web site author on finding freelance work.

Debbie Ridpath Ohi is a Toronto-based freelance writer whose book, The Online Writers Marketplace, was published by Writer’s Digest Books. is her blog for writers who work from home.

Some quick tips from her article on finding freelance jobs online:

1. Use your search engine in “advanced search”
2. Make sure the listing is updated.
3. Check the payment information and rights offered.
4. Be sure of the specific job, clearly defined and make sure you are well qualified for it.
5. Send a single, well written query.

She goes on to list some web links that offer freelance work.