From Dream to Reality: How to Make a Living as a Freelance Writer
by Jessie L. Kwak Author
Make writing your day job
Want to make a living as a freelance writer? Here are the resources, answers, and real talk you need about what it takes to make a living as a writer for hire. Drawing on her own varied and successful years of freelance copywriting experience, Jessie Kwak (author of From Chaos to Creativity and From Big Idea to Book) offers valuable insights on how to figure out if this fast-paced, ever-evolving career is for you—and how to make it work if you decide to go for it. Starting with the most important factor for a successful freelancer—mindset—Kwak walks you through everything you need to know about choosing your niche, setting up your business, building a portfolio and website, finding work, setting your rates, billing, firing clients, and growing your freelance career intentionally in a rapidly changing market. The book's special focus is on business writing for hire, with valuable lessons for writers of all stripes. Freelancing isn't for everyone, but if you're the sort of mercenary chaotic good soul who would find your happy place in freelancing, you'll find all the encouragement and tools you could need in this book.
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