THINGS NOT TO SAY TO A FREELANCER

  1. "So what's your real job?"
    My job is freelancing.
  2. "And you make money doing that?"
    Yes. Because it is my job.
  3. "How much do you make?"
    Somewhere between zero and I'm-not-telling-you-how-much-I-make-you-impolite-dodo dollars.
  4. "Can you really make money doing that?"
    Ahhhhhh
  5. "But what if no one buys your stuff?"
    Thank you for zeroing in on one of my biggest fears! Let's do yours next!
  6. Here are the ground rules: before you say a thing, would you say that thing to a non-freelancer? If not, then do not say that thing.
  7. It's not that hard.
  8. Ughhhhh