Young, urban professionals are foregoing full time salaries in favor of freelancing to do the creative work that they love, including photography, web designing, painting, and writing.
That means they are hard workers. They are not tied to a cubicle, or a salary, or a clock.
“The money ranges from 'very bad' to 'sometimes OK,'” Writer David Infante says, “but the sense of personal validation is fucking great.”
This new demographic, if it is to survive, has to eat. Let this career guide help.