What extra jobs have you done to help pay the bills and support your writing?
To help you cover your rent while you are finishing your novel or struggling as a freelance journalist, Mediabistro put together a list of side jobs for journalists and writers.
One idea, be a business writing coach, like Candace Talmadge, owner of Copy-Clinic, a former journalist and publicist. Mediabistro.com has more: “‘I spent my years as a journalist mostly as a business reporter,’ she explained. ‘I have a lot of experience writing about business topics and doing PR for businesses, so it was a natural for me.’ Now she works with clients one on one through her members-only website, where she charges a low monthly fee for two to three hours of her time each month. She charges more for hourly coaching sessions and also works with businesses like accounting firms, teaching their employees writing, editing and research skills.”