‘Tips for freelancers’

The Rules

8 practical work-from-home tips from editor at large, Leigh Buchanan #1 through #6 – check #7 does not apply Working on #8! Maybe I should put out an ad: Writer in search of funds and projects to buy new Nespresso machine

The Project Agreement

The bane for many, if not all, freelancers is the uncertainty and insecurity over project scopes, timelines and fees. It helps to have a properly set-out agreement or project management proposal¬† to manage client expectations and be a safeguard against sudden project changes that leave you hanging, grasping and swearing. This written agreement can help… Read More

Freelance Writer Rights in Singapore

The chattering around the grapevine is that MICA is launching something called the Creative Industries Freedom Network, an initiative that is expected to set out to protect the rights of freelancers in the creative field be it writers, designers or artists. This is good news and a long time coming. Freelancers here have had to… Read More

Freelance Writer Rates and Contract

Here are three free online resources I found really useful as a freelance writer. The calculator and charging guide help you decide if the freelance leap is financially viable to you, and the contract provides a good basic understanding of the rights that you should be afforded — or at least try to negotiate for.… Read More