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5 Terrible Reasons to Become a Freelance Writer
By Ritika Tiwari / September 4, 2015 / Comments: 6


Since I became a full time writer, I have had many people ask me about how much I earn and stating how amazing it is that I can work from home without any pressure of the same old job. Most of them believe that all I do is sit at home and write a few emails and voila! I get money in my bank account. Well, news flash – that’s not how it works.

Here are some terrible reasons to become a freelance writer

  1. You are in for the money

If you are really in this for the money, then let me tell you it is never, ever going to work out for you. I mean if its only just about the money for you then why not just stick to your current job which pays you a definite salary at the end of the month and also provides you with a health insurance? ( I don’t have health insurance, FYI )

  1. You think there would be absolutely no work pressure

When you are in office, you only have to deal with the work pressure from your boss. You are probably not the one directly dealing with the clients and even if you are dealing with clients, you are dealing with some of them and not all of them.
When you become a freelance writer you have to deal with ALL your clients, make sure all their requirements are heard and you are on the same page as them, while trying to create content at the same time.

ou are a freelance writer – the SEO, the keywords, using copyright free images (Be honest, do you really do it for your blog) , and creating bulks of huge original content everyday.

When you are blogging casually, you write like 500 words in a week. When you become a freelance writer, there will be days when you would have to write 5 times that much of content with the same fresh mind. And that is way more challenging than it sounds.


So now that we are through all the terrible reasons to be a freelance writer, are you still up for the job?


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Good points Ritika. Working from home gives us a cool feel that we are independent. It is good but it shouldnt be compromised with the quality of our work.


It is the last point that I completely agree with. That you need to write a lot more than you imagine as a freelancer when compared to blogger


Very Rightly said.. We should truly blog out of a real urge to say something good to the world.. That alone ultimately stands here.. Sorry no votes.. I’ve to wait!