For ideas on the marketing side of freelancing, read Seth Godin. The refrain: Be unforgettably remarkable or go home.
For help with the head-game, creative, staying-sane part, read Steven Pressfield: Amazing stuff happens when you quit diddling and do your work.
Today Pressfield interviews Godin as part of a new series on the creative process.
Godin’s sticky-note quote for the freelancer:
“Please stop sitting around. We need you to make a ruckus.”