Lots of would-be writers ask me about making the switch from a conventional job.
But I’m always cautious about making the recommendation. Freelancing doesn’t work out for everyone.
That’s why I’ve written posts like 5 Surprises New Freelance Writers Face and 21 Hard Decisions Freelance Writers Face. I want to give prospective writers a balanced picture of what it’s like to be a freelance writer.
In this post I revisit the question of whether you should become a freelance writer. If you’re considering freelance writing, I hope this helps you make the right decision.