Preparing for the financial peaks and valleys of freelance life and living it are two wildly different beasts. I learned that the hard way, but I’m ready for the next valley. Are you?
Five months ago I was an intern with an editor, and I still lived in a college dorm. In a few days, I’d have to walk into a room with an unknown number of people who were real, genuine professionals and pretend to be one of them. I would be a phony among these experienced, seasoned folks, and it was intimidating.