If you’ve been thinking about ways to quit your job and freelance full time, you’re not alone.
There’s a lot of unknowns right now. Wouldn’t it be nice to have a little more control over your income, your schedule, and your life?
When you’re a freelancer, you’re not at the mercy of a global pandemic, a hard-to-work-with manager, or the day-to-day drudgery of work you hate.
You make the rules. You’re the boss. Your schedule, your workload, and your income depends on you.
If you’re thinking about this, chances are pretty good you’ve got questions:
Do you have what it takes? Can you get freelance writing clients? Will you be able to pay your bills and do meaningful work?
The answer: Yes, you can. I quit my job as a mid-career teacher to be a freelancer. But instead of taking the side-hustle-for-years route, I decided to go with the sink-or-swim approach.
Ready to quit your job to be a freelance writer? Here’s what you need to know: