Hitting the right note

Fin started freelancing when he was 17, roughly two years before starting University. Arguably, this is more than the average teenager would be doing at that age. ‘I knew I wanted to study journalism and in order to get onto my course, I had to gain experience,’ he told me, ‘I interned at a newspaper and […]

Upworking?

It has been announced today that oDesk/Elance has changed its name to Upwork. One may question as to why they have done this, however, it shows a clear need to unify the oDesk and Elance brands under one roof. This could suggest that the freelance industry is bigger than originally anticipated. A merger such as […]

Putting Pen to Paper

The way we make a living from writing has changed dramatically over the couple of decades. Before, writers were found at the library in paperback format or the books could be bought from a newly formed Amazon. But today, we are overwhelmed by the digital age of social media, ebooks and self-publishing. The quest for […]

Has it really been that long?

This summer has gone particularly fast – I was at work today (I work opposite Argos) and the amount of freshers streaming out of there with their new duvet sets was insane! They also made me feel very old as they looked so innocent, dorky & like they had never been away from home before. […]

It’s like that, is it?

It’s been an odd few months here in my household, as the time is fast approaching where I am finishing University and life is going to have to go one way or another. I’m getting a lot of unnecessary pressure from my parents to make a decision, and lo and behold, they want me to […]

Journalism Junkie

Things have been quite busy in the past few days for me, hence why I haven’t been blogging an awful lot. Just getting some quiet time now to let you know what I’ve been doing! I’ve been off and applying for work experience at the BBC in Broadcast Journalism for BBC Midlands Today. Never have […]