Freelance Writing Life

What would you do?

What would you do?

Three freelance work scenarios put to the Content Club UK community Back in February, a few weeks before the world went mad, I hosted my second ever Content Club UK chat. Hosted on Twitter, the theme of the chat was ‘What would you do?’ Three fairly common...

Book review: Survival Skills for Freelancers

Book review: Survival Skills for Freelancers

Sarah Townsend has been playing the freelance game for over 20 years. In her new book, Survival Skills for Freelancers she shares which rules work and the myths that need breaking Freelancing is hard. I should know. I’m on my second attempt after effing up my first...

A client’s guide to keeping your copywriter motivated

A client’s guide to keeping your copywriter motivated

You’ve got an awesome freelance copywriter working on the really wordy project your business needs. Part of what you heart most about them is their bubbly energy. They’re usually full of beans and all about the ‘can dos!’ rather than the ‘Ooh, I’m not sures?’ Recently...

Why I love being a copywriter

Why I love being a copywriter

A while back Kate Toon, the founder of The Clever Copywriting School, asked the community, “Why do you love being a copywriter?” The challenge Kate set was for each of us to record a short video, so we could share two or three reasons that explained why each of us...

How finding a co-working buddy saved my business

How finding a co-working buddy saved my business

What do I need to do my job? The physical things are obvious: I need a desk, laptop and internet connection. A set up that looks like this. While these are all essential, I need a lot more than what you photo in order to do my job properly. Things that are harder to...