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Everything you could ever need to know about running your freelance business

Setting boundaries when work becomes personal

November 4, 2021

"Do what you love", they say, "and you'll never work a day in your life". Yeah, right.

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Finding inspiration and renewed energy in new creativity

November 3, 2021

Even if your job is creative, you can still use different forms of creative practice to avoid the many forms of burnout. Creative expert and writer David Silverberg looks at the steps for getting it right.

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Breaking free from the chains of your desk

October 29, 2021

It sounds so simple. But moving away from your desk is sometimes the best thing you can do for your work.

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A Guide to Pensions as a Freelancer

October 28, 2021

It's pension season! If you want to learn more about how to get a pension as a freelancer, look no further.

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How to Switch Off

October 21, 2021

When you're a freelancer, that means you can literally aspend all of your time working. How do you avoid that?

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As a Black freelancer, why I am only allowed to write about racial issues?

October 15, 2021

Across publishing, the value of work is often dictated by the perceived experience of the writer rather than the merit of their creation. Nyima Jobe asks what can publishers do to change this?

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The key to breaking the cycle of counterproductivity

October 14, 2021

The hardest tasks are always the easiest ones to avoid. What can you do to face those tasks straight on?

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Why turning down a big story can be a good thing

October 8, 2021

A byline in a huge print publication can totally change your career forever. But what are the warning signs that you should let that dream go and chase more unconventionally rewarding goals?

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How freelancing has been a game changer for so many working-class people breaking into their dream industries

October 7, 2021

Freelancing can work, in many ways, to level the playing field.

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Go Touch Grass: When is it time to take a break from Twitter?

September 30, 2021

Sometimes stepping away from Twitter is what you need to do. But how can you do that if that's where you find work? Well, we have some suggestions for you.

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