An apparently successful freelancer shares his experiences and tips
for those who are motivated to write for love and money. Disavowing
stereotypes of the individual "driven to drain her very soul and
strain the juice for truth," Perry dwells on the business end of
writing for publication: writing daily, cultivating connections,
researching topics and the market, and the fiscal aspects (e.g.
getting paid, accounting, taxes, legal issues regarding secondary
sales). He also asks the vital question all freelancers ask: "Is this
really a job?" Would benefit from an index and more complete resource
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