I've been asked a handful of times the question every person selling their skills wonders: How do I price my commissions? I've heard from many people on this subject, and since writing this guide back in 2015, I have a better understanding of how a person should price their writing.
The biggest question you should ask yourself is this: Am I writing for fun or do I need money for bills / school / etc? This is the main factor that should determine what you charge.
For example, for my commissions, I charge 4 USD / 400 per 1,000 words because of one main thing: I write for the fun of it, not because I need money for bills or any other financial need. My paypal is also not connected to my bank, so any funds I get from writing are used for online transactions.
I encourage every writer to charge what they feel comfortable with. If you feel your writing is worth the big bucks, go ahead and charge that. If you're still learning and want a little extra pocket change, plus i