Life Update

I realised that I’ve not really posted anything about myself for a few months, but today it is time for an update!

I created this blog to be useful – I wanted to help other people in lots of little ways. However, I’ve started to get more followers, and I thought I should let you know a little bit about myself, too.

 

I’m a freelance writer/editor/transcriptionist, and I’ve been freelance since I finished studying Journalism at University. I write for Lifehack, Thought Catalog, The Talko, Simple and Bloomwell – lots of different publications doing different things!

Some articles are motivational, such as ”30 things you can do today to make yourself feel better.” (All of the articles I mention here are linked at the bottom, if you want to read them!)

I really enjoy writing list articles, or anything to do with productivity or motivation. It feels like I am being (semi)useful in the world. I (very occasionally) get an email from a reader thanking me for helping them to achieve something, and that makes me feel amazing.

Others are more educational. I write scientific articles for Bloomwell, a family legal company. For instance, I recently wrote “Your daughter’s brain and soccer: here’s what you need to know.”

Simple is a mobile banking service, so I write articles about saving money. I also write budget articles, such as “everything you’ll need to run a triathlon.”

I also run the newsletter, blog and social media pages for online dating website Date British Guys. I recently wrote a piece for the Queen’s birthday – “10 things you didn’t know about the Queen.”

I love writing for Date British Guys, as I manage some interns – so I actually have co-workers! Hurray for social contact with other people. 😉

 

I also do a couple of hours of transcription each week, and I write for a few other publications (but not as often).

Are you a freelancer? Would you enjoy freelancing? Let me know with a comment!

 

http://thoughtcatalog.com/amy-johnson/2016/06/30-simple-things-you-can-do-today-that-will-make-your-life-better-tomorrow/

https://www.bloomwell.com/blog/your-daughter%E2%80%99s-brain-and-soccer-here%E2%80%99s-what-you-need-know

https://www.simple.com/blog/first-triathlon-gear

http://www.datebritishguys.com/blog/10-things-you-didnt-know-about-the-queen/

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6 comments

  1. theSpiritualGangster · July 7, 2016

    hello miss Johnson,
    I was just wondering if I could ask you a few questions about writing for Lifehack.
    You seem to have a lot on your plate so I don’t wanna bother too too much.

    Thanks in advance.

    Liked by 1 person

    • The Twentysomething Social Recluse · July 18, 2016

      No problem! Send me a message 🙂

      Like

  2. The Otaku Judge · July 8, 2016

    Freelance writing sounds like a great job. I don’t think it’s something I could ever do, as I would be worried about not having a guaranteed paycheck every month. Perhaps I should read your brave tips to overcome that fear!

    Liked by 1 person

    • The Twentysomething Social Recluse · July 18, 2016

      Thank you! It is definitely more unstable than the average job – there are good weeks and bad weeks! Despite that article, I am often a fearful person 😛

      Liked by 1 person

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