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 […]

An Interview with Susie Kearley

Susie is a freelance writer and journalist, who works for companies in the UK, US and also internationally. She focuses on feature writing, copy editing, proofreading and ghost writing. Her clients include Time Inc, Immediate Media (BBC Magazines), Bauer Media and Hearst UK. She was kind enough to give her insight into freelancing and the industry. How […]

On Being a Freelancer – Wendy Rose Gould

I was lucky enough to speak to Wendy for a chat on her experiences of being a freelance writer. As a successful lifestyle writer and photographer, her work has been featured in print and online for Glamour Magazine, Yahoo! Huffington Post, USA Today and eHow, to name a few. She was also the style editor […]

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 […]

Car’dor

Dear you and everyone else, I laid in bed last night and I was thinking how amazing ‘car’dor’ would be for a blog title. I know I am losing the plot by laying in bed on a Saturday night thinking about what I am going to blog about next. The reason for the weird title […]

Penny for the Poor

Dear you & everyone else, I think this week has been the worst week in the history of weeks. I’ve had arguments with people I hold most dear and I think I’ve pretty much lost the plot. It all started really well after the weekend, I had my friend Alex come over from Spain and […]

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 […]