It kind of takes guts to go freelance, and not everyone can do it. You need the right circumstances and frame of mind. It's ideal for me, even though I really don't earn a lot of money... But it has enabled me to start writing in earnest and has really boosted my confidence, because I am in control of my workload and my environment... And, most importantly, I am not in an office!
The following image is actually not 100% true in my case as the rates are ok most of the time, and no one in the offices I work with could actually do the work I do for them... But it's a sweet little cartoon.
I think therefore I write.
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