Today is my fifth anniversary as a full-time freelance writer/editor.
Here's what I've learned:
There's no overtime pay. And there's plenty of overtime.
Health insurance and self-employment tax take a huge bite out of my bottom line.
Budgeting is a challenge when income is erratic.
Developing good relationships with key clients is instrumental in achieving success.
Success is self-defined. But ability to pay the bills is a key component of it.
Happiness like this makes all the challenges seem inconsequential.