How A Little Tough Love Helped Me Achieve Freelance Success

How A Little Tough Love Helped Me Achieve Freelance Success

When I first decided to go full-time freelance, my husband gave me the huge gift of a little tough love. I was scared to make this leap, and so I was soft-pedaling the decision: “Maybe I’ll give it a try,” I was saying. “I’ll just see how it goes.” When you’re in the jar you … Continue reading How A Little Tough Love Helped Me Achieve Freelance Success

Want Job Security? Here’s Why You Should Consider Freelancing

Want Job Security? Here’s Why You Should Consider Freelancing

I was reading a chapter book to my eight-year-old at bedtime a while ago – a story about a girl named Ruby whose father supports a family of six. Everything gets real all of a sudden when Ruby’s dad loses his job – a reality millions of people are living with since the global pandemic … Continue reading Want Job Security? Here’s Why You Should Consider Freelancing

Six Figures vs. Barely Getting By: A Tale of Two Consultants

Six Figures vs. Barely Getting By: A Tale of Two Consultants

Last year, I had a coffee networking meeting with a fellow freelance writer in my city. We chatted about the ins and outs of freelancing, but it became clear to me almost immediately that we were talking about two very different types of jobs. We both call ourselves “freelance writer,” but our approach to the … Continue reading Six Figures vs. Barely Getting By: A Tale of Two Consultants