I’ve been keeping this a secret for months: Out of Office book cover revealed!

I’ve been keeping this a secret for months: Out of Office book cover revealed!

“Out of Office” by Fiona Thomas is a no-nonsense guide addresses the questions that people might feel too embarrassed to ask about going freelance … like how to raise an invoice, submit a tax return, claim expenses, network, and use social media. Fiona also details why working from home is proven to have a positive impact on productivity and mental health, and why so many women are making the leap into freelancing out of necessity.

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Do you need specific skills or training to go freelance?

Do you need specific skills or training to go freelance?

Are you wondering if you have the skills to become freelance? I hear ya. It's pretty scary to think about going self-employed if you don't have any experience (or clients). It can cause a confidence crisis. A confidence crisis can be linked to a lack of skills, but...

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How to pitch a mental health article to editors

How to pitch a mental health article to editors

So you want to write about mental health. Great! I’ve been writing mental health features for magazines and websites for a few years now in addition to blogging and getting my memoir published. Humblebrag, yes, but I have plenty of experience. Don’t let that put you...

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How to create a freelance routine when you have depression

How to create a freelance routine when you have depression

I absolutely love being a freelancer. I feel really proud when I get to introduce myself as a full-time writer, and I actively encourage others to pursue their dream of being self-employed because I think it can be incredibly fulfilling in a number of ways. Truthfully...

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10 things I wish I’d known about imposter syndrome

10 things I wish I’d known about imposter syndrome

I’ve learned two really simple and effective ways to cope with impostor syndrome, so much so that I managed to make a huge career change from working in catering to becoming a freelance writer and published author in just a few years without any relevant qualifications.

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The most important things that counselling has taught me

The most important things that counselling has taught me

If you’ve been diagnosed with a mental illness then you’ve probably been told a million times that it’s good to talk. Being open and honest with your partner, family and friends is definitely a step in the right direction as keeping your feeling bottled up is a recipe...

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