Freelancing while working full time

Yesterday I left work, met a friend for dinner then headed home to write. I had a deadline and 600 words to meet. [Read more…]

Freelance: What is a Statement of Work?

What is a statement of work? It is “a formal document that captures and defines the work activities, deliverables, and timeline a vendor must execute in performance of specified work for a client.” [Read more…]

Freelance: Do you work at a coffee shop or at home?

This popped up on my Twitter account recently: [Read more…]

Weekly read: Finding creativity, asking for money and taking underwater photos

This week, tips on how to be a better writer, figuring out how much to bill clients and taking newborn photos.  [Read more…]

Freelancer fashion or “Are you wearing pants?”

One of the more realistic outfits from this tv freelancer. Not a giant flower in sight.

Let’s get this out of the way — when I started freelancing a friend sat me down and said ‘there’s only one rule to this job: every morning, before you start work, make sure you put on some damn pants.’ [Read more…]

Weekly read: How to take good photos, length of digital articles and the end of old media prestige

This week, how to take good photos with your phone, the end of old media prestige and how men and women use social media.

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Apps and programs to make freelancing easier

I’ve always been a big fan of the pen and paper. Writing down ideas always seemed to make them  better. [Read more…]

There’s no such thing as a free(lance) lunch: Christopher Turner

There’s no such thing as a free(lance) lunch is a series that asks professional freelancers the questions you want to ask them.  Think of it as having coffee with everyone at the same time. This week: Christopher Turner

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There’s no such thing as a free(lance) lunch: Becca Lemire

There’s no such thing as a free(lance) lunch asks professional freelancers the questions you want to ask them.  This week: Becca Lemire.

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There’s no such thing as a free(lance) lunch: Karen Geier

There’s no such thing as a free(lance) lunch is a series that asks professional freelancers the questions you want to ask them.  Think of it as having coffee with everyone at the same time. This week: Karen Geier [Read more…]