Back in January, I wrote an article titled Most People Hiring Writers Know Nothing About Writing, and I’ll admit that I wasn’t overly nice about it. Unfortunately, the truth isn’t always nice, but it’s still the truth, and today I’m writing about another truth, a specific truth, one that irks me to the nth degree. Today, I’ll be talking about Upwork (no, I’m not linking to it).
They’re making my head hurt!
I signed up on the site back in 2018, but at that time I wasn’t going all that often. I went looking for any writing assignments to help pad my income, because at that time I was financially secure and the pandemic wasn’t a thought in anyone’s mind. It wasn’t until the summer of 2021 when I decided it was time to start bidding on some projects, because I thought adding some income would be a good thing to do, and I knew there were a lot of potential opportunities for me to be able to find some contracts to bid on.
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