As a freelancer writer, you are completely responsible for your own earnings. You have to be the salesman, the marketing director, the writer, the editor/proofreader, and sometimes even the publisher. It’s up to you to seek out new positions and potential clients, because if you don’t, there won’t be any work for you to do.
Of course, despite your best efforts and hard work, there will be times when you just don’t have any interested clients. Maybe you just finished a big project and didn’t have time to look for other work. Maybe you got sick and couldn’t work or promote yourself for a few weeks. Maybe the market is just slow. Whatever the reason, it’s a dangerous position to find yourself in. You have to be prepared. Read More