I know that I am worth the rate I charge, and my profile https://www.upwork.com/freelancers/~0115a52654d3cda29a
The trouble is I cannot compete with Asians who will do anything to undercut our prices.
There are three solutions to the situation:-
1) Lower my prices to their rates, this could get work but to the outsider it would look as if I don't value my work, and that will prove costly.
2) Raise my prices slightly, while trying to prove I think my work is worthy of the price, I may force myself out of the price war.
3) Say What the hell, I can't compete with crappy writers and quit. I don't want to do this, but it may come to this as for the prices they charge, I cannot do good work.