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Book Keeping: Freelancer Pens Cubicle-Busting Biz Book

This freelancer who'd been 'anything but the poster child for self-employment,' found her way along with a book deal

By Rachel Kramer Bussel - May 23, 2007
Full-time freelancer Michelle Goodman decided in her early 20s that she couldn't hack office life so, without any savings and just one main client, she set up shop for herself. Fifteen years later, the 39-year-old Seattle-based author -- who's contributed to Bitch, Bust, Salon, the Seattle Times, and other publications, and has taught classes on freelancing for mediabistro.com, wrote The Anti 9-to-5 Guide: Practical Career Advice for Women Who Think Outside the Cube (Seal Press, 2006). Covering various careers and targeted to women, the book's advice on negotiating rates, budgeting time, and balancing temp jobs ...

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