When you picture the life of a freelance writer, what do you picture?
Do you imagine waking up late, taking a few calls from your editor in the comfort of your own home office, and wrapping work by 4:00 p.m.?
That’s the way some movies and books depict the writing life. If you’ve never written professionally, you may have the wrong idea about freelance writing.
The movies can make freelance writing look easy–glamorous even.
The reality is quite different for most freelance writers. At its roots, freelance writing is about making decisions. Hard decisions.
In this post, I list 21 hard decisions that freelance writers face. To get the most use from this post, skim through the list and answer these questions for yourself.