on The Write Life:
Who else takes freelance work home over the holidays? How do you manage freelance writing during the holidays?
Since freelancers can work from anywhere, it often means that we have the luxury of spending more holiday time with family than our traditionally-employed peers who have to be back at work on Monday morning.
Of course, we usually have to work on Monday morning too. Family members don’t always understand that just because you’re home for the holidays doesn’t mean you’re on vacation.
How do you manage these expectations and ensure that your work gets done while keeping both clients and extended family happy?
I’m coming up on my fourth year of holiday freelancing, so here’s my guide to getting it all done while also catching up with family and friends.