… walked away from a potential project.
It involved writing a bunch of copy for a bunch of web sites.
The prospective client was somebody I know fairly well. That was the problem.
Because the work was with somebody I knew, we skipped over a lot of the normal, early discussions.
By the time I gave her a price, it turned out I was more expensive than what she could afford. Had she been a stranger, we would have gotten to that much sooner.
Working with friends is great, but this was a good reminder that you still need to go through the steps of a “real” project.