KQED Podcast: The Freelancer’s Bible”

Fri, Jan 4, 2013 — 10:00 AM

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Are you one of nearly 9 million self-employed Americans? Are you a freelancer and find your own clients? Or do you have a full or part-time job to pay the bills, and a gig you love on the side? Sara Horowitz is the founder of the Freelancers Union, which has 170,000 members nationwide, from writers to web designers to nannies. She joins us to discuss her new book, “The Freelancer’s Bible,” the pros and cons of life as an independent worker and tips for success in today’s economy.

Host: Dave Iverson


  • Sara Horowitz, founder and executive director of the Freelancers Union and author of “The Freelancer’s Bible: Everything You Need to Know to Have the Career of Your Dreams On Your Terms”
  • Bruce Chrisp, freelance trombonist and freelance musician since 1989; he appeared in the 2009 documentary “Freeway Philharmonic,” which tracked the lives of seven Bay Area classical musicians
  • Chris Colin, freelance writer with the San Francisco Writer’s Grotto, author of “What Really Happened to the Class of of ’93?” and a frequent contributor to The New York Times
  • Mona Brooks, freelance photographer

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