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Finish What You Start

The Importance of Finishing What You Start

In 2000 I was living in London, in a rundown flat in Kilburn with my boyfriend and his best friend. For me London was not your typical working holiday experience. Because of my age (I was over the eligible visa limit) and the fact that I had no special skills, I was unable to apply […]

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Email or Telephone?

Years ago when I first start freelancing, I noticed in the first few weeks I hardly ever made work related phone calls. I do remember there was one very long and frustrating call trying to clear up a problem with my computer but I don’t think that counts. Come to think of it, in the […]

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Procrastination

How to Overcome Procrastination - it's time to stop procrastinating and get busy doing.

It seems every writing, personal growth and time management book/website has how to overcome procrastination as a juicy topic. Surely with all of this advice on how to overcome the procrastination beast, no one is still out there putting things off till tomorrow or the next day or the one after that. Surely they are […]

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Dealing with Rejection

Dealing with Rejection as a Writer

Collecting my mail, I spotted the logo for our local council on one of the envelopes.  My first thought – rates bill.  It turned out to be something completely different. It was a politely worded rejection letter, my fourth year in a row from that particular company. Whilst obviously not a fan of rejection letters, […]

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Trust Yourself

Why you need to trust yourself and your work.

It seemed a simple enough application process. The web-based company requested two writing samples, each under 500 words on any topic relevant to the content on their lifestyle website. This afforded me a wide range of subjects to choose from. If the publication was happy with my writing style and ideas, I would become a […]

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