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Scrivener Tutorial

  • 28 June 2018
  • Apps
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  • Rosalyn Page

Scrivener. I’m going to declare that it’s one of my favourite writing apps. (I’m also going to declare that this is not a paid post and I don’t have any association with Scrivener, apart from being a fan.) So now that’s out of the way, I can take you through this Scrivener tutorial showing how […]

What’s up with California’s new freelance law?

  • 15 November 2019
  • Freelance
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  • Rosalyn Page

California’s new freelance law restricts freelancers and independent contractors to 35 assignments, but some say it hinders their work prospects while others say it’s a protection from media organisations shedding salaried employees for contractors.

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It’s all about rates, rates, rates

  • 24 January 2019
  • Earnings
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  • Rosalyn Page

Rates are one of the most important parts of making a living, let’s say a financially viable living, from freelancing. Whether you’re a writer, designer, illustrator, video maker, animator, editor, content producer or any other type of creative in the media industry, it all comes down to your rates when you work for yourself. Yet […]

A few of my favourite things: 2018 edition

My last post for 2018 could focus on my first part-year back freelancing, but I’m not going to do that. Honestly, it’s been a mix of good, bad and downright depressing freelancing this year. I’ll formulate a post over the break after I’ve had time to collect my thoughts and when it’s time to look […]

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Freelance tech journalist

If I were starting out, what advice would I give my young self about becoming a freelance journalist? Dentistry looks like a good career move. In all honesty, it’s not an easy hustle working as a freelance journalist in 2019. I write across a range of topics, although I usually say I have a niche […]

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Do you need an editorial calendar?

Everyone has gone content mad in 2018 and it’s leading to a new focus on the importance of having an editorial calendar. It’s been building for the last few years, but I’m going to go out on a limb and declare 2018 peak content. That is, until we get to 2019, and there’s a new […]