Written from scratch and leveraging real-world experience from more than a dozen professional freelancers, career.fork() was written to help developers make better decisions about going freelance and being freelance.
If you're thinking of going freelance/contract, this book will answer most questions you may have about the process and give you confidence in making that step. It's a great book that's easy to read and will help you cope with the details of working as a freelancer.
Well written and thought out. Easy read. Comprehensive coverage of all things freelance.