How to Set Fees as a Writer
By About Freelance Writing on November 15, 2011
Setting prices...whether you're a writer or any type of business owner for that matter, is part art, part science, and often uncomfortable. It can make the difference between profitable and unprofitable. See how this writer prices her projects to be successful.
One of my coaching clients want to know how much I’d charge her to do most of the writing on the book I’ve been coaching her through. She doesn’t like writing much and we’ve started recording the chapters. She’s transcribing the recordings so she’s sure she’s covered everything she wants to, then forwarding the drafts to me. Here’s how I approach setting a price for a project like this: