Too many writers are in it for the “art” and just figure that the rest of it will work itself out. You know what we call these writers? Waiters. Or maybe a baristas. Don’t be one of those types of writers. You are a professional writer so you had better learn to act like one.
The truth is art doesn’t pay the bills and you can’t eat rainbows and sunshine. This article talks about the business of being a writer. Part of being successful is successfully taking care of your business.
This article outlines some of the particulars you need to consider as a freelancer. From landing new jobs to getting health insurance, this is a great place to get you thinking about the ways you can turn your “hobby” into a full-time career.
What part of your business are you taking care of today?