Chasing up Bad Debt

As a writer with my details in the directory of, I heartily recommend it as a resource to find new work and new clients. On the other side of this relationship, is to be commended – as it reports every day in its e-newsletter – for bringing the directory to the attention of people who might be thinking of offering commissions.

But there’s probably not a freelance around who hasn’t got a horror story about non-payment. For Written Words recently, it was a debt of more than