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Freelance Writing 101

New to writing for hire? Take this hard-earned advice and run with it.

Freelance writing 101
Follow the lessons in this article to find success freelance writing. Image by Ilyafs/Shutterstock

I suspect that some readers skip over this column. The name “Freelance Success” suggests a certain level of experience is required: I mean, how can you have “success” at an endeavor you’ve just started?

Here’s the secret. If you get paid for writing something, you’re successful. Even if you’ve decided to pursue freelance writing as a full-time career, you’re successful, because for so many this is a hopeless pipe dream, like teaching our current president the concept of compassion. 

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