A big part of freelance design is dealing with clients. You cannot start a project until you have found out exactly what your employer wants from you. Generally, you will need to find out what is wanted before you can even draw up an appropriate proposal. You need to provide questioners about the project with full description to your client. It will help to start a freelance project with a pool proof plan.
If you keep things simple and only ask what is really needed, a client is more likely to give you proper answers. In this post, I have suggested some important and simple questions that are suitable for your client.