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The ups and downs of a freelance journalist struggling in the recession-hit publishing industry. Will she turn to drink or end up watching endless repeats of the Jeremy Kyle show?
2009-12-03 17:57
Well today was quite exciting as my spare room became a photographic studio: the mission was to take pictures of myself, my partner and our photographer friend Graham - the team at Flying Ho… Read More
2009-11-30 22:55
Yippee! I got home this morning to find out that I have been paid for my monthly news commission. Unfortunately it is the last big payment – this was the magazine that cut my work (and… Read More
2009-11-29 19:35
We started the day with a Full English and then I went through about 10 short videos on how to write and sell e-books online. In the absence of much work at the moment I think I will try my… Read More
2009-11-28 22:05
Saturday - and a day off from thinking about getting more work, training websites etc. Well not quite. My partner and I took a walk around Samphire Hoe, near Dover and decided while we were… Read More
2009-11-26 21:51
Well we have finally finished a press release advertising ready to send to public relations firms, charities, trade associations and unions. We are now compiling a… Read More
2009-11-25 20:35
I spent some of today drafting a press release about a new editorial services company that I am launching with my partner and (he's another freelance journalist) and a freelance photographe… Read More
2009-11-24 20:24
I spent this morning wondering whether to email Good Housekeeping with a feature idea on successful women on the Internet. I was thinking of women who have carved out a career on ebay, affil… Read More
2009-11-23 20:47
I got back home after several days away to be greeted by two messages on the phone. My new phone actually (Tesco's value at just over £4!). Good, I thought, some commissions at last! B… Read More
2009-11-22 16:31
An awful rainy day so my partner and I finished designing my website. It is at - a very simple website that has a few links to my work and a bit of background. I m… Read More
2009-11-21 20:52
In an effort to get some more paid work I am trying to put a website together to advertise my journalistic wares. My partner is helping me to get my details on a free website at Weebly (www… Read More

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