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Get a Freelance Life offers a unique insider’s
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• Write compelling pitch letters
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• Understand the market
• Rewrite and self-edit
• Survive the financial ups and downs of the freelance
Get a Freelance Life is a complete and comprehensive
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an excerpt from the book.