And I have read plenty over the years, both for personal use and as research for my own books.
This is my list of the clear stand-outs in the creative freelance writing category.
Some are dated, but I don’t care. They all have a special place on my bookshelf.
Writer For Hire: 101 Secrets To Freelance Success by Kelly James Enger LINK
Six-Figure Freelancing, The Writer’s Guide To Making More Money by Kelly James Enger LINK
Ready, Aim, Specialize, Create Your Own Writing Specialty & Make More Money by Kelly James Enger LINK
Starting Your Career As A Freelance Writer by Moira Anderson Allen LINK
The Renegade Writer by Linda Formichelli and Diana Burrell LINK
The Renegade Writer Query Letters That Rock by Linda Formichelli and Diana Burrell LINK
The Writer’s Workout, 366 Tips, Tasks & Techniques From Your Writing Career Coach by Christina Katz LINK
The Beginning Writer’s Answer Book edited by Jane Friedman LINK
102 Ways To Earn Money Writing 1500 Words Or Less by I. J. Schecter LINK
Freelancing For Newspapers, Writing For An Overlooked Market by Sue Fagalde Lick LINK
Make A Real Living As A Freelance Writer by Jenna Glatzer LINK
Writer Mama, How To Raise A Writing Career Alongside Your Kids by Christina Katz LINK
Writing Articles About The World Around You, How People And Places You Know Can Spark Ideas For Hundreds Of Saleable Articles by Marcia Yudkin LINK
Writing Articles From The Heart: How To Write & Sell Your Life Experiences by Marjorie Holmes LINK
How To Be A Successful Housewife Writer by Elaine Fantle Shimberg LINK
Write Where You Live, Successful Freelancing From Home by Elaine Fantle Shimberg LINK
Sell & Resell Your Magazine Articles by Gordon Burgett OUT OF PRINT