As a freelancer, you have to be your own advocate. That means knowing when to demand compensation, when to work for free to further your cause, and when to stand by your original words. Keep your heart and action toward why you started writing in the first place and you'll be able to find a balance.
Many people are starting to wake up to their passions and realize the importance of doing work that brings a sense of fulfillment; however, the transition phase to doing meaningful work, especially as an entrepreneur, can be a difficult one to navigate. These are the eight steps that worked for me in transitioning to doing the work I love.