Freelance Writing Tips

5 ways to boost your motivation post holidays!

boost motivation post holidays

Are you struggling to get back into the groove of work after the holidays? Has your morning cup of coffee turned into an hour-long procrastination session instead of productive work? We have all been there! After a few days, weeks or even a month off for holidays it is so hard to find your motivation…

RULE NUMBER FIVE: KEEP YOUR KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS UP-TO-DATE.

freelance writers keep knowledge up-to-date

Welcome to the fifth rule in “The 12 Rules of Freelance Writing” series – all about knowledge and skills as a freelance writer.  Do you get those yearly reminders to update your CPD (Continuous Professional Development) portfolio? Or to undertake a PD course? As a nurse, my work inbox is usually full of these reminders…

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,…

GUEST POST OF THE MONTH: How to spend more time making money and less time on household chores

Today’s guest post of the month is bought to you by Lois of Foxglove Avenue. Lois helps Mompreneurs structure their life and business is such a way they achieve balance and a stress free lifestyle that supports their growing business. Social media, client onboarding, billing…as freelancers there is so much of our business that we…

How to take a holiday when you are a freelance writer.

how to take a break when you are a freelance writer

Sadly, one of my first thoughts when we started planning our big family trip to the UK was “but what about my freelance work?” I started stressing about how I was going to manage to take a 5-week vacation, and STILL WORK! The answer? Do not work. Gasp! No work? How can I NOT work…

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