The Best Freelancing Advice From Noah Gittell's Twitter Thread

A couple days ago, writer and film critic Noah Gittel started a twitter thread saying, "Hey writers, quote this tweet and give one piece of advice for freelancers." The advice poured in, and most of it was pretty solid. Here's the best of the bunch.

Know when to stop pitching

Sometimes you have to follow the money

Be true to yourself… and make sure your citations are solid

The deadline is not the deadline

Don’t give away rights until you get paid

Ask for more

Don’t be deterred by the success of others

Deliver what you promise and protect yourself with a contract

Write what interests you and don't wait for permission

Steady gigs help pay the bills

When you add all these tips together, they equal an average day in the life of a successful freelancer; just add hustle.