Debunking the myth that freelance writers are like starving artists, Sheldon emphasizes the advantages of this home-based business and provides practical advice on getting started, marketing to find clients, offering related services, and business and legal issues. The guide includes highlighted tips, sample forms, conversations with freelancers, copyeditors' marks, resources, an appendix on how to format a manuscript, and a glossary. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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