You love writing. You’re inspired, you have the skills and you live for those moments when you can settle down with a cup of tea, in the peace and quiet, alone with your thoughts and just write.
And if this was all that was involved and you got paid handsomely for it, freelance writing would make you a fortune.
But you and I both know there is much more to making it as a paid writer than just the craft.
There’s the whole money thing.
Yep, that’s right. At some point, somewhere, you have to sell your services to a client who will reward you with the green stuff. And herein lies the problem.
The vast majority of writers I’ve met (and there have been a lot of them) are paralysed when it comes to:
- Charging for their services
- Charging what they’re worth, and
- Putting themselves out there
If this sounds familiar, you’re going to want to keep reading because there IS something you can do about it. [Read more…]