- By Garen Arnold
- Published 10/29/2009
- Article Writing
Are you looking for a relaxing and rewarding job that you can do from your own desk at home? Do you want to set your own hours and break times and even decide on the amount of work that you have to do? Do you sometimes just feel like staying in your pajamas all day? Or feel like working late into the night? This is the type of situation those who answer the call of ‘Freelance Writers Wanted’ find themselves in. Because of the explosion of the Internet, with thousands of new web pages going up daily, webmasters need written content to fill their pages for information or entertainment purposes. This is generally outsourced, as they place freelance writers wanted ads. You don’t have to have a degree in journalism or extensive experience in professional writing to become a freelance writer. If you enjoy writing and can create clear, interesting, readable material, you can be a writer. Of course, there are jobs available for more experienced writers, so if you’ve made a career as a writer, freelance or otherwise, you can definitely find good work on the Internet, too.
Some of the benefits of a freelance writing job are the same as any writing job, namely the chance to use your creativity and produce something that’s never been made in the same way before. Letting yo
ur creative juices flow and using your talent is rewarding in itself, and getting paid for it is even better. The freelance aspect of the job makes it even better. First of all, you can work from home. This means making your own hours and avoiding a commute and any other unpleasantness of going into an office. You don’t even have to get dressed or shower before you start your work! Also, because you are at home all the time, it is easier to keep up on family relationships. As a matter of fact, freelance writing is a great job for a stay-at-home mom or dad. Another great benefit of freelance writing is that you can choose how much or how little you want to work. You don’t have to sign a long-term contract if you’re not up to it. Take on small jobs one at a time, or choose a bigger project. As you are independent, you don’t have the boss of a company dictating what you will do from day to day. You can pick and choose for yourself. If you find a company that you enjoy working for, you can establish a relationship and continue to get jobs from that company.
Whether you are just getting started on a writing career, or you’ve been doing it professionally for years and are ready for a change, answering the call for freelance writers wanted might just be the beginning of a wonderful new way of life for you. Earn money, doing what you love, all from the comfort of your own home!