A freelance writer is a self-employed person who writes for anyone and on any subject that fancies him, though most have their niche.
Freelance practices differ very much. Some need written contracts, while others may be happy with verbal agreements, Some freelancers may supply written estimates of work and request deposits from clients.
Payment for freelance work also varies greatly. Payment may be by the day, hour, or page or on a per-project basis.
Six Kinds Of Freelance Writers :
1. Vocational - You chose this as a profession from start and did all education and training to that end. You write consistently in magazines , Biz tech jobs.
2. Mid career Change- You changed track in the middle of career and found hidden talents.
3. Need More Income - You need to supplement your income. You can write on any subject as long as it pays. Now many opportunities in the web .
4. Journalists - You are a keen observer and like to report on situations around . You can be a Citizen journalist reporting on relevant issues to Print or web Media.
5. Creative Person- You are a wordsmith. You have wonderful Ideas and the ability to translate them in words. Poems, Fiction, Stories, Plays, Screen plays, Copy writing, they are all your playing field. Medium and subject matter to you a great deal.
6.Expert in the subject – you know about your subject thoroughly and people want to know about it. You will write in the select trade journals or text books to teach.
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