Clients & contractors – when’s enough enough?

My ‘Stable Door’ column for Freelancentral began with an open stable door and the freelancer (a.k.a the horse) escaping into an unfettered freelance life. Its first piece addressed the different types of clients to be wary of (the Boss, the Uninformed, the Briefless and the Buddy). For piece #2, I decided to look at the client-contractor relationship; in other words, what’s expected, what’s unreasonable and how to go the extra 15 miles without killing yourself, or snapping and chopping the client into teensy weensy little pieces. Here is the full version of the article.