Thanks for putting this blog together, Tom. It's going to be a great resource.
Over on my blog, I've just posted a two-part article titled "How To Bid Out A Project". It's mostly aimed at beginning freelancers, but I've been getting a lot of good feedback on it so I thought I'd post it here in case anyone is interested:
How To Bid Out A Project, Part 1
How To Bid Out A Project, Part 2