It doesn't seem like a moment ago that I started my maternity leave. In actual fact it's about 10 months since I began to wind down my workload and nine months (39 weeks) since I officially stopped work properly in readiness to give birth. In actual fact, I didn't get much maternity leave before my … Continue reading And just like that, I’m a working mum
It's more than a year since I made the decision to go freelance and hand in my notice at my old job. In that time, as you can imagine, I've done quite a bit. The first couple of months were, naturally, spent working out my notice, building up some potential clients and learning to do … Continue reading Diversifying as a copywriter
As well as being a freelance copywriter, I have a second job on the board of directors for social enterprise, wehearttech. On top of my duties as a director, I also assist on projects for the company, which focuses on using technology for social good - everything from teaching elderly people how to use mobile … Continue reading Blogging 101 with wehearttech C.I.C.
When I tell people I've gone freelance, they keep asking me what my back-up plan is and the simple answer is: I don't have one. At first I was pretty worried. Should I have one? Should I have a pile of savings ready in case it all goes belly up? Should I have some job … Continue reading Why I’m not worried
It's hard to believe but, at this point, I've been a freelance copywriter and proofreader for a month. The time has flown so fast it's actually ridiculous but I feel like I've already picked up a few dos and don'ts for anyone else thinking of taking the plunge, quitting their job and going it alone. … Continue reading Things I have learned so far working from home
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