You’re a writer. You’ve worked hard. You’ve read the “How to Write” books, the “How to Get Published” books, and everything in between. You’ve sacrificed your time and energy, toiling away for hundreds, even thousands of hours on a story, book or project, until its prose is soaked like a sponge with your own blood, sweat and tears. 380 more words
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I often receive email from people looking for proofreading or editing work. I’m usually a one-woman operation, but when I get busy or when a project requires expertise that I don’t have (fluency in French, for example) then I’ll bring on other individuals to help. 350 more words
Yay me! I just finished a big project (or at least the first phase of it) for which I will be paid actual money!
I am very fortunate/grateful that I am able to do freelance work at home, on my own schedule (mostly), using my education and skills, in my pajamas. 612 more words
A growing number of managers have come to the conclusion that paying more pays off — especially for larger and more complex projects.
FORTUNE — For years, companies looking to outsource labor have opted for the lowest bidders, seeking freelancers and independent contractors in India, Vietnam, and other low-wage countries via matchmaker websites and local recruiters. 766 more words