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Become a Freelance Writer: Your complete guide to the business of writing by Rachael Oku

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5. The Writing’s on the Wall

WHEN IT COMES to establishing and maintaining a career as a freelance writer confusion reigns supreme. There are no categorically right or wrong answers, unless of course you read William Strunk Jr.’s The Elements of Style. Writing on a freelance basis is mostly about trial and error.

Work smart, earn a steady income and benefit from the best possible reputation by avoiding these pitfalls …

Saying no to work – If it’s a viable option, look into outsourcing assignments to a writer friend, whom you trust, for little or no commission. Just because you don’t have the time to complete a project, doesn’t mean you can’t help out someone you know. Hopefully they’ll think of you when they’re in the same situation and ...

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