Rachel Maree

Rachel specialises in writing for small businesses in the health, fitness, pregnancy and parenthood industries. She is a mum to 2 beautiful (and highly energetic) children and a registered nurse. She advocates for all women and mums and is passionate about building community and solid networks.

Rachel Maree

The top questions of 2018: freelance writer and WAHM.

As 2018 is drawing to a close, I have been reflecting on the past year (as most people do). I have made many newconnections and online friends. I am so grateful to be building and be part ofa community of supportive, encouraging and inspirational people. Freelancers,parents, business owners. The list goes on. Through out the…

10 ways to stay productive during the slow periods of holidays.

stay productive when business is slow

Have you hit the dreaded “freelance famine”? A freelance famine is a period of time when business really slows down and you are twiddling your thumbs and stressing over your bank accounts. This generally occurs around big holiday periods, such as Christmas or summer breaks. Everyone experiences it. It can be scary. As freelance writers,…

How to be a ghostwriter.

How to be a #ghostwriter

Ghostwriting is a fantastic way to earn money, gain experience and help other people write their stories and share ideas. But what is a ghostwriter? Put simply, you are hired by someone to take their ideas and turn them into a blog post, article or even a book. Why would you choose to be a…

How to write an eBook: A guide for freelance writers.

Have you been approached by a potential client to write an eBook for them and had to turn it down because you didn’t know how? Tsk tsk! Well, here is a guide to writing eBooks so you won’t have to say no again….unless you have a big workload already! WHY WOULD YOU OFFER EBOOK WRITING…

How to write a blog post in 9 easy steps!

write a blog post

When I first started writing blogs, I really didn’t follow any set formula. I would just think up a topic and tap away at my computer. Now with a client workload and keeping up with my own blog, I use a tried and tested formula for each blog post. This has streamlined my processes and…

How to cope with rejection as a freelance writer.

how to cope with rejection as a freelance writer

You know, one of the biggest lessons I have learned the last few years as a freelance writer is how to cope with rejection. Rejection by an online magazine or news-site of an article. Rejection of a cold pitch. Rejection of a job application. Rejection by a publisher. When you pour everything you have into…

September: The month of travel, Gaelic coffee and family!

September, travel, gaelic coffee, family

The start of September was very rocky. I was still unwell with a cough and virus I could not shake, which turned into a chest infection requiring antibiotics, steroids and ventolin to get rid of! I also had to have a small surgical procedure (which thankfully went smoothly and had very positive results). And on…

How to set boundaries as a freelance writer and WAHM

  When you are a work-at-home-mum (WAHM) the lines between work and home life often become blurred. Working from home means it is so easy for your work life to bleed through to your personal life. You can become distracted by family, neighbours, social media, laundry and other household chores. And on the other hand…

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