My Journalist Manifesto

Journalists don’t have the best reputation. They have regularly made it onto the list of least trusted professions. Scandals like phone hacking, media bias, inconsiderate requests of interview subjects and sexist cultures within top publications have given the entire industry an identity problem. And yet I’m proud to tell people what I do for aContinue reading “My Journalist Manifesto”

Working as a Freelance Writer – Part 2

(one day my home office will be a separate building in the backyard like this one) Freelancers in general have pretty flexible schedules. This was one of the key factors that attracted me to the career move, as the mother of a young child. Being able to move my schedule around according to the needsContinue reading “Working as a Freelance Writer – Part 2”

Specialisation Anxiety

In the last few months I have had some success writing for parenting publications. When I first embarked on my journalism career I was not yet a parent, but it was on the horizon, and writing while the kids were at home was certainly in my plan. Specialising in parenting however was not. Of course,Continue reading “Specialisation Anxiety”