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Freelance Writer Contract – Everything you need to know
By Ritika Tiwari / April 29, 2016 / Comments: 0

Do you not use a freelance writer contract every time you start a new project?

If you are working for a client remotely, it’s important to keep a contract in place because if the client starts dumping more work than discussed, or worse, he completely stops replying, what are you going to do?

While email agreements work as well, a freelance writer contract guarantees that you are not working with a flaky client. Also, since you discuss and put down all the requirements on the contract, the client cannot force you to do extra work without you getting paid more for it.

Do you use a freelance writer contract with your clients or do you just hope for the best when they stop replying or paying?



Does a freelance writer contract guarantee you payment?


Not so much.

If a client does not want to pay you, a freelance writer contract can’t force him to. You could use this agreement to file a case against the client, but let’s be honest, 99% of the times, writers do not want to sue their clients.


r client a good amount of time to look for alternatives. Let’s be honest, we all hate it when an important project ends abruptly.

Here are some sample freelance writer contracts I found online that you can use for your reference when you put down your own – 1, 2, 3

Remember to modify it exactly according to your requirements.



Do you use freelance writer contracts?


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