Sample Freelance Writer Contracts

Below you will find a small sample of example contracts for freelance writers. You should find them useful when drafting a contract for your work.

You can find more examples online by searching for the terms “Freelance Writer Agreement” and “Freelance Writing Contract”. I advise checking that the terms of the contract are legally binding in your country and the country of your client.

  • 24 Ways – A simple freelancing contract.
  • Aw-WrdSmth Short Contract – A short independent contractor agreement.
  • Aw-WrdSmth Long Contract – A longer independent contractor agreement.
  • Clawpubs – A simple freelancing contract that has space for you to list the services you agree to do.
  • Docracy – A huge archive of contracts and legal agreements which are free to download.
  • Fastdue – A free interactive freelance writer agreement that can be modified directly. 14 terms are included however additional terms can be added.
  • Freelance Writing Contract and Agreement – A 3 page freelance writing contract that is free to download.
  • KeepYourCopyrights – A basic freelance writer contract.
  • KSPress – A 2 page freelancing agreement.
  • RocketLawyer – A free work for hire agreement form that builds a contract up to your specifications.