Home    Subscribe    Write for Us    FAQ    Contact    HubGarden    Login

Rewards of Freelance Writing

by jussiecatwriter (follow)
Abundance (78)      Money (51)      Purpose (50)      Career (47)      Business (28)      Fulfilment (8)      Writers (6)      Contribution (5)     


A picture of someone writing
It takes time, but the rewards are really there. Image courtesy of Ralf Roletschek at commons.wikimedia.org


I often start my day driven by some primary urge to complete some tasks. When I think about what these ‘daily “to-dos” are, one of them is to invariably write a few fairly good articles. Now why do I want to do that?

1. I enjoy it. Plain and simple.

2. I have a desire to be “successful.” I unashamedly admit that I do desire to eventually build an income writing. This may or may not occur.

I will be honest. Eventually, I would like to be financially independent. I would like to have some money for:

Myself and my cat: own my own home one day.

For my family - my nieces - have pretty things for them, and my other family who I do love.

To feel I am a worthwhile citizen in society, and that I have something to offer.

I do not need to earn money to do this, of course. We all know that volunteers make equally worthwhile contributions.

However, when I earn money for the articles I like, I know they are valued by some people, and that I have made a difference.

Importantly, I try to balance these urges with the urges of those who are nearest and dearest to me.
Why do I want to do that? This is because I want to be a person who values their own needs, but yet can relate and connect to others on this planet.

Being an introvert, I do this with those nearest and dearest to me.

I enjoy:

1. Listening more. Getting a sense of where others are at.

2. Reading others’ articles. I learn something. I also want to tell the other person I value what I read, and it has helped me, because no doubt they also want to know that they have contributed something.

3. By reading others’ articles on Self Avenue, I am also helping them financially.

Yes, as a writer you can fulfil your needs and contribute more than you realise.

# Career
# Abundance
# Fulfilment
# Purpose
# Contribution
# Writers
# Money
# Business
I like this Article - 16
More Articles by jussiecatwriter
Which shade of lipstick? A creative way to bring pleasure to your day
118 views
When I recently got discharged from hospital after an episode of severe depression, for some tim...
498 views
After reading Elaine Aron’s book the Highly Sensitive Person (HSP), I not only understood myself...
200 views
The mind can be compared to an iceberg, with the portion that lies visible above the sea being o...
388 views
view all articles by jussiecatwriter
Articles by jussiecatwriter on Other Hubs
Just as we can make inferences from humans' body language, for example, folded arms could indica...
5 likes
For all of us, we have one thing in common – we all love our pets
5 likes
My Google Plus Profile
ID: 17897
[ Submit a Comment ]
Your article voices my thoughts completely.
Thank you for a wonderful reading experience.
All the best.
by Zen
Thank you, Zen :)
Another great article! I too want to earn an income from my writing, but I do it regardless of the money. It would be so wonderful to be financially independent and able to support myself through my love of writing too. So good on you for putting this out there. Lovely. S
Thanks Selina. I enjoy your articles too :)
Trending Articles
I hope I can help a friend who thinks he's not living up to social expectations
3488 views
Ever since the new year kicked off, social media channels have been abuzz with "new year, new me...
2620 views
You may be passionate about writing but still suffer from writer's block
6578 views
In this day and age, many people hire professional escorts because they what to try something ne...
10904 views
Christmas is in the air, which means that 2017 is soon coming to an end
156 views
As I write this, 2018 is a few days away
84 views
Death is inevitable and will undoubtedly happen to all of us
67 views
You don’t have to be rich to make money, you just have to be practical
3426 views
People generally don’t want to feel sad or have their feelings hurt
2495 views
Categories
Featured on Other Hubs
 
Copyright 2012-2017 On Topic Media PTY LTD. ABN 18113479226. mobile version