It’s a few months ago, and I’m in a British charity shop, standing in a queue.
Okay, so I wrote this post called Freelance Writing: What I Did Right , about the things that worked for me in 2010 as a newly self-employed (p/t) writer. And I wrote it from the heart, as honestly as I could, in an attempt to avoid sounding smug. It’s up to you to decide if I succeeded or not. But … Read More
Hi! My name is Mike, and I’m the proud owner of a bouncing part-time online freelance writing business (staff: 1), focussing mainly on travel. So that makes me a travel writer, yes? Well…er… Tell you what, let’s discuss that elsewhere, and for the moment, I’ll say “kinda” (or add that dignity-salvaging word “aspiring”). Ta. Being a freelance writer! Wow. Like, getting … Read More
Hello! One of the happiest moments of my life was drinking a cup of tea at 8am in a steamy cafe in the heart of Kirkwall, Orkney. I was happy becayse I’d just spent the night trying to sleep in the middle of a field in the freezing rain, sans anything even remotely waterproof. To my surprise, not only was … Read More