The writing life has always held an aura of glamour and mystery for many people. As a writer, you meet famous and intriguing people, learn and write about fascinating topics, and set your own hours. But along with the glamour comes hard work. Writing is a business, and to be successful, you have to become an effective self-promoter, an able negotiator, an adept researcher, and a talented writer. Sound daunting? Not at all, if you follow the advice provided by Christine Adamec, an established freelance writer. Adamec clearly provides the key elements to lead you to a successful writing career. She will help you decide if you have the mindset of a freelance writer and will painlessly guide you through the steps on your way to profit and (possibly) fame. You can easily cut years off your path to success with this book, as you follow the advice on what you should do and learn to steer clear of errors commonly made by new writers.Christine Adamec is the author of 'Writing Freelance', published 2010 under ISBN 9781551802893 and ISBN 1551802899.