Essential guide to working for free

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Madeleine Dore

Creative professionals are bombarded by requests to work for free. Check on these guidelines for when to say yes, how to manage the process and how to ensure you are not exploited.

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About the author

Madeleine Dore is a freelance writer and founder of Extraordinary Routines, an interview project exploring the intersection between creativity and imperfection. She is the previous Deputy Editor at ArtsHub. Follow her on Twitter at @RoutineCurator