Now this is a question that I have, as much as the next person. And so thank you to the awesome person on Quora, Marion Gropen, who answered it. I’ve converted the figures too so you have UK and US currency (for all my lovely Brits). The important stats: The top 12 books per year…Read more How much do authors actually earn?
The idea of the struggling artist is a common one. Just look at Moulin Rouge, the starving bohemian aesthetic permeates the entire movie, from its cast to its locations. But do writers really earn a pittance? Well, sometimes. But apparently according to the Office of National Statistics, it’s not as little as we thought. Average…Read more How much do writers actually earn?
I love tools that make any job easier. Obviously. Who doesn't, right? So when it comes to tools that connects people wanting writing and people wanting to write I think great! This is just what I've been looking for. So I signed up with all of these websites, for varying durations, and here's my problem with…Read more The Problem With Fiverr, Upwork and Freelancer.Com
Losing your mojo sucks - especially if that mojo is what's bringing in the money at the end of the month. Working freelance is incredible for so many reasons, but freelancers can suffer from dips in their motivation just as much as your typical employees can. If (like me) you've ever worked an office job…Read more How To Get Your Freelancer Motivation Back (and Why You Lost It In The First Place)
So if you haven't worked out by now, I'm Sophie and I'm a remote freelance writer. I'm still pretty new to this whole 'working for myself' business, so far it just means I eat a lot more toast than I used to and I have to check my wallet before I splash out on coffee…Read more How To Find Remote Writing Jobs: My Top 7
Moving country is definitely the most exciting thing I've ever done* but it's also the most terrifying. Especially if, like me, you have anxiety around: Travelling (flying specifically) Being alone in busy social situations Feeling lost (both physically and metaphysically. I want to know where I'm going on a map as well as in life)…Read more How To Settle Quickly In A New Country
In less than two weeks I'll be leaving this lovely rainy island behind and landing in Stockholm with two suitcases and a rucksack to my name. I've already started the packing process and it's harder than I thought. You can't fit everything in, so some serious culling has to take place. You also have to be…Read more How To Pack For Moving Country