What I learnt about pitching while on furlough (FAO writers)

This is just going to be a brief post sharing some of the things I’ve learnt about pitching article ideas to magazine/newspaper/online publication editors. I wouldn’t have had time to learn all this properly had…

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Furlough gave me all the time in the world, but I still didn’t ‘complete’ my goals

If someone had told me this time last year that I would be getting 6 months off work and be paid for it, I would have been thrilled. Imagine all the things I can do,…

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Why am I spending my career trying to keep up with strangers on Twitter?

I realised something this week. Whenever I see someone share an article they’ve written on social media, I feel a bit sick. Wait, that sounds bad. Obviously, I’m happy for whoever it is, but there’s…

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I’ve achieved my goal. Now what?

In spite of the headline given (not by me) to this piece I wrote a few weeks ago, I have actually been trying to make the most of my time on furlough. Obviously I’m horrified…

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