Category: freelance life

essential writing tools: a notepad, a pen and coffee

The only essential writing tools I always have with me

I can happily procrastinate with stationery for *weeks*. Here’s the essential tools my decades of research have settled on.

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Writing for hire over the summer

I know what I did this summer. Here’s the list of the writing for hire I got published, with insight into why I pitched them.

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My writing – April and May 2019

Round-up of published writing for April and May 2019, covering commissioned work and guest blogging.

open vintage wooden sign in blue and yellow

Opening up the shop

I’m an independent communications adviser and freelance writer, and I’m looking to take on new work from June 2019. That seems like a quick and simple statement, but it’s been a while in the making. I’ve been to a lot of networking events across the south west over the last six months so that sentence…
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notepad, laptop and coffee in a cafe

Give yourself a break…

Have a word with your boss-self if you are self-employed and grumpy about working on a bank holiday.