How to Make Money as a Freelance Writer


Here are ten effective ways to make money as a freelance writer. Some are based on Kelly James-Enger’s Six Figure Freelancing: The Writer’s Guide to Making More Money. Others are based on my own experience as a freelance writer, plus other writing resources, such as The Renegade Writer.

Before the tips, a quip for writers:





“For many writers – professional writers – writing faster is simply a matter of survival. Writing faster can mean the difference between making a go of a challenging career as an author versus going back to your old job as an accountant or asking ‘Smoking or non-smoking’ down at Bob’s Big Boy,” writes David Fryxell in Write Faster, Write Better. “Writer’s block, you might even say, is a luxury that real writers can’t afford.”

Writing faster is one way to make money as a freelancer. Click on Six Figure Freelancing to learn more in-depth strategies to earn a living, and read on for ten tips on making money as a freelance writer…

How to Make Money as a Freelance Writer

This article has been improved and relocated:

Becoming a Freelance Writer? 10 Keys to a Busy Writing Career

(here on Quips and Tips for Successful Writers)

Fellow scribes, if you have any tips for making money as a freelance writer – or any questions or comments – fire away below!



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