The Hungry Freelancer by Beth Jones Review

The Hungry Freelancer by Beth Jones


The Hungry Freelancer by Beth Jones I have been thinking about trying to find more ways to make money writing. So when I saw this book about freelance writing I wanted to read it.

The Hungry Freelancer : How to Break Into (and Succeed In) the World of Freelance Writing by Beth Jones is a pretty good resource for anyone thinking about freelance writing.

Freelance writing covers just about any kind of writing where you are not working directly for someone else for a long period. That pretty much covers anyone who makes money writing without being an employee.

The author says that it is quite possible to make a living doing freelance writing projects. But you have to actually do the work. She says you should write something every single day…if only one paragraph. This will help you improve your writing skill.

This book covers just about everything you need to know to become a freelance writer and make a living at it. Including the downsides.  One of which is that if you don’t work every day you won’t make money on the days you don’t work…so how much you make depends on how much you do.

The author talks about how to get started, how to find clients, and the days when you just don’t want to write anything at all.

The books contains a list of resources where you can find writing jobs too. The book was easy to read and understand and I learned a lot.

If you are thinking about taking up freelance writing I recommend you read this book first. Especially if, like me, you are not really sure you want to try to make a living at it.

The book can be read on an IPad, Kindle, IPhone, or Android and You can buy The Hungry Freelancer on Amazon.com.

Beth Jones has done a lot of freelance writing. Her work has appeared on USA Today, eHow, eHow Home and Garden, White Fence, Hoyt Station, and in local newspapers. For more information visit her blog about freelancing or her Facebook page.

I received one or more of the products mentioned above for free using Tomoson.com. Regardless, I only recommend products or services I use personally and believe will be good for my readers.

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  1. I’ll have to check out this book. I’m a freelancer, although the gigs are coming slower these days because I really am just not aggressive enough in pursuing leads . Thanks!

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