I am reblogging a second post from Nick Rossis this week, as it contains invaluable first-hand personal experience and information about working full-time as a freelance writer. If this is something you are considering doing, then please read this first.
When I wrote in my last post about the Evolution of Blogging, I didn’t expect so many people to contact me asking how I managed to become a more-or-less full-time freelance writer.
A friend even said that she knows a lot of disabled writers who would be great at it but don’t know how to start. Even worse, most were not even looking because of a rumor that getting paid to write in such a way as freelance writing is by and large not possible and that most of the paid to write jobs are nothing more than scams.
So, here’s my story.
My blog has generated a number of leads from online friends. But my first attempt to start writing professionally came from Bark, a UK-based online company that specializes in matching UK-based freelancers with clients.
Unfortunately, Bark came with an expensive learning curve:
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