A Beginner’s Research — To Start Up Freelancing Career

Includes Freelance History And Dictionary Of Freelance Terminology

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Is that hope or irresistible temptation?

Free cheese is always available in mouse-trap


The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it. Resist it, and your soul grows sick with longing for the things it has forbidden to itself, with desire for what its monstrous laws have made monstrous and unlawful.”

Oscar Wilde

The earliest written evidence for ‘freelance’ comes from Sir Walter Scott’s book *Ivanhoe* (1800), in which a lord refers to his paid army of ‘free lances’.

I offered Richard the service of my Free Lances, and he refused them — I will lead them to Hull, seize on shipping, and embark for Flanders; thanks to the bustling times, a man of action will always find employment.

Teacher: Who invented Telephone?
Cousin: HE
Maybe logically right. Graham Bell is a man, isn’t he?
Can be silly, but it really happened 20-years ago.

Stepping in to real business —

With only intention of
making money in mind,
Can I really succeed
in the (freelance) world?
My heart says, *NO WAY
This intention in your mind
Will lead your heart astray
This Intention
will kill your true passion…*

— Chirag

“The universe doesn’t give you what you ask for with your thoughts — it gives you what you demand with your actions.”
― Steve Maraboli

Enlighten me, please!!!

I find, many on medium are also freelancing. I was curious to know about freelance jobs for earning from home is a wonderful idea(a lot tempting😋). I read many articles that talked about, how to, why to, pros and cons, guidance for beginners n for experts, etc. They give a lot of website links where you have to register (you had to pay for it) so that you will get notified if you are wanted. First of all, I didn’t want to register for money, because still I really don’t know, if I really want to freelance, because I believe, intention of making money alone may probably drain me soon.

I want to hear from people who actually freelance and who can genuinely advice me in this regard,anything even a tiny bit of advice or throw some light which would help me decide.

Thanks a lot in advance for your patience 😊 and humble responses.

Now, Bring your ears
Close to my lips
I have a little secret to tell —
The photo on my profile there,
is not me but my grandmother…

Wish me luck for my success in the freelance career.

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