The Problem With Fiverr, Upwork and Freelancer.Com

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

How To Get Your Freelancer Motivation Back (and Why You Lost It In The First Place)

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)

How To Find Remote Writing Jobs: My Top 7

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

How To Settle Quickly In A New Country

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

How To Pack For Moving 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

The Freefall Moment of Going Freelance

I am in freefall. I knew it was going to happen, but somehow that didn't make the actual happening part any easier. My final pay check came through and now I am without a parachute. For the first time in over 10 years, I don't have a steady income. All the money I make from here…Read more The Freefall Moment of Going Freelance

How To Handle Bosses That Make You Cry

I like to think I'm made of some pretty stern stuff. I have a number of incredibly strong women in my family, something I've always been thankful for. My Nan is a toughened northerner, my Mum has raised me and my sister whilst holding down a high powered city job and my Aunt is one…Read more How To Handle Bosses That Make You Cry