My Commandments of Freelancing

So I have been working as a freelancer for a while now- part time since around 2003, and full time since 2009. During that time, I have learned quite a bit about myself, how I operate, and what my strengths and weaknesses are as a professional. I won’t go into my strengths or weaknesses as a person- that topic may be entirely too boring depending on your point of view.

One of the things that I have developed for myself as a freelancer is a list of rules to follow as a professional. They work very well for me, and I thought that it was worth sharing. Keep in mind, these ideas are nothing new- or shouldn’t be.

Lessons Learned

I have to admit, the early part of the year made me a bit nervous.  While I landed some fantastic opportunities including a publishing contract for both a book and a comic book series with Silver Phoenix Entertainment, other ventures, well to put it mildly have faltered quite a bit. …