This is crucial, and so important. Freelancing? In anything artistic? Take a look at this.
Ganked from `Ashwings (https://www.deviantart.com/ashwings), and copied from http://positionrelative.wordpress.com/2007/01/23/craigs-pissed/ .
January 23, 2007
I'm a self-employed graphic designer. In the old days, when I was greener than a leprechaun's testicles, nothing would make me consider suicide quicker than a potential client who was, in fact, just some deluded jackass. The hook was usually, "If you do this job cheap, I've loads more work for you!" and I bought that line more times than anyone with an ounce of sense ought to have.
This morning, the following