Freelancing

Posts dealing with the ups and downs of freelancing, with reflections on the freelance life and ideas for making it a little easier.

Listen to the silent Listen to the silent

Why do we see introversion as a weakness, not a strength?

Summertime sadness Summertime sadness

Summer can be a difficult time for the freelance parent.

The story of a book cover The story of a book cover

What happened when I tried to imagine a writing book without pencils on the cover.

Why you need an older copywriter Why you need an older copywriter

By ignoring older copywriters’ life experience, marketers could be neglecting their most lucrative prospects.

Why copywriting is undervalued Why copywriting is undervalued

Is copywriting seen as less valuable than design? And what can copywriters do about it?

The five stages of freelance pricing The five stages of freelance pricing

Five stages that freelancers pass through on the road to charging prices they’re happy with.

The many hats of the freelance copywriter The many hats of the freelance copywriter

There’s so much more to working as a copywriter than just copywriting.

How to deal with copywriting feedback How to deal with copywriting feedback

Some thoughts on how to deal with client feedback on your copywriting.

How to become a freelance copywriter How to become a freelance copywriter

A guide to becoming a freelance copywriter in the UK market.