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1. You have more work than you know what to do with.


UGH. Photo by Patrick Perkins on Unsplash


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Freelance doesn’t mean free. Photo by Lance Grandahl on Unsplash


Come on in, the water’s great. Photo by Drew Dau on Unsplash


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There are Two Paths to Making Money as a Freelance Writer


The difference between going broke and not going broke as a freelancer? A little math. Photo by Amol Tyagi on Unsplash

Step 1: Determine Your Annual Salary


Freelance lifestyle got you down? Photo by Magnet.me on Unsplash


Look at the totally unrealistic stock photo freelancer! She needs (1) messier hair, (2) a messier office and (3) one giant coffee instead of that tea… or maybe a vodka. Photo by Paige Cody on Unsplash


For introverts like me, networking events are a special kind of hell. Photo: HIVAN ARVIZU @soyhivan on Unsplash

1. At the end of the day, your value, not your connections, is what feeds you.

Holly Riddle

Travel journalist, full-time freelancer. Passionate about non-traditional careers. Published thousands of non-fiction articles and not one word of fiction.

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