When you get started as a freelancer writer, you’re the one that has to (politely) hassle companies to hire you. … More
Haggling me down, working on Sundays and telling me I can’t write. They had it all.
Freelancing is persistent loneliness and constant rejection. The ratio of rejections to successes is probably something like 19:1 – brutal! … More
We all kind of know this implicitly, but in the storm of everyday life, we can forget that so many … More
I wanted to learn German but I was so overwhelmed with setting up my freelance business that I couldn’t really … More
Freelancing is not only like dating, but it’s like being a man playing the dating game. And as I’m not a man, it was a really hard thing to get used to.
Until recently, I didn’t really have a concept of an alternative to the 9-5, because I hadn’t discovered the wonderful world of the digital economy.
I think there are two reasons why more people don’t become professional bloggers, even if they want to. It sounds … More
We have a lot of preconceived notions about what it means to be a writer, not all of them related … More
I haven’t posted on this blog in a while, mainly because I started a new women in tech blog, Away … More