The life of a freelancer is full of surprises and challenges, so you must be prepared.

Freelance journalist Suzi Dixon knows firsthand what it takes to work from home, so she has listed the ten essentials you need in the freelancer toolkit.

“Working as a freelance journalist can come with plenty of desirable perks and benefits, but it also has its drawbacks, particularly if you’re not adequately prepared,” she writes.

“Whether, you’ve just started freelancing or have been doing it for a little while and are trying to become more organised and professional, there are certain steps you can take to create a more comfortable and secure working situation.”

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