Feeling like you’re in the middle of a freelance work freakout?
You know…the horror-movie type of freakout where the lead character is running around screaming, tearing their hair out, and making rash decisions.
For writers, it might look something like this…
You’re desperately trying to get freelance work. You’re worried about your current clients. Maybe you’ve been ghosted by a solid prospect ever since COVID-19 hit. Or that check you were expecting for a project still hasn’t shown up.
If you’re having one of these freakout moments, it’s time to take a step back. Clear your mind. Think. Go for a run. Now is not the time for making hair-on-fire decisions.
In fact, you can still make a good living as a freelance writer. Even though we’re likely heading into a recession, you can still be a six-figure freelancer. And it doesn’t have to take years to get there.
Freelance writer Jessica Mehta hit that goal as a relative newbie. Want to know how she did it? Check out these surprising tips to move up and earn more.