Science writers working freelance must suffer through a range of payment rates. Some jobs may pay up to ВЈ1 per word. Others may pay significantly less. Many freelance writers have regular clients that pay well, but sometimes, they must accept lower paying work in-between the higher paying assignments. This can create a situation where, at times, science writers are writing вЂњin bulkвЂќ to keep income levels relatively stable. Very successful work from home freelance science writers are able to live off the money from one assignment while waiting for the next assignment to come in.