From the minute I started freelance writing, I was hooked. Writing gives me a way to express myself, be creative, connect with interesting people—and get paid to do it. What’s not to like? I anticipated the freedom and flexibility
Striking out on your own can be scary. Gone are the regular paychecks, the company health insurance and benefits, and the retirement plan. You may even find yourself having to defend your choice to your friends and loved ones.