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I’m a freelance and fiction writer and this is the place you’ll find advice, tips and behind the scenes of my writing life and business.


February: In which I leapt ahead

February was a strong month in terms of submissions and pitches. I had a weekend getaway early on which coincided with an exciting opportunity resulting from last months mass LOI send out. I was commissioned for an wrote an article which will be published and paid for in March. Freelance Pitches and follow-ups sent: 4…

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January: In which a plan was made

The first month of 2023 has come to a close. How are we all feeling? Somehow I already feel burnt out. But I’m also invigorated and excited about the year ahead. I spent most of this month setting goals and targets, formulating a five year plan and creating spreadsheets. As a result I’ve updated the…

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How many spreadsheets does it take to get published?

Truth be told, the answer to that question is none. When I was first published I had zero spreadsheets. No submission tracker or pitch tracker. Nothing. I didn’t even know how much I liked spreadsheets yet. These days my love affair with spreadsheets is in full flight (I had one for my son’s first foods…

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Goal Setting for Writers

Goal setting is goal setting, right? You just pick something you want and work towards it. Well, maybe it’s just me, but recently I found completely lost for what to do next in my writing career. This year I’ve been throwing myself into writing. Both freelance and fiction, for both children and adults. So, you…

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