7 Side-Hustles for Freelance Writers

The writing life does not always pay for the writer focusing on their own work. Waiting for work to be published for profit can be a freelance writer’s frustration. Enter side-hustling or extra work. Here are 7 interesting yet potentially lucrative ways a freelance writer and an author can make money between payoffs.

  1. Writing and refreshing bios for other authors and writers. Be their fresh perspective on their work and accomplishments.
  2. Writing and refreshing LinkedIn summaries and profiles.
  3. Writing and refreshing stale website copy.
  4. Writing blog posts for busy blog owners who need the content.
  5. Editing blog and other short content.
  6. Proofreading for copy editors and self-published authors.
  7. Critique manuscripts for other writers and authors.

Secure and stable income is important to freelance workers, and these 7 ideas can keep a steady stream of income coming in while you wait.


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