Posts Tagged ‘Freelancing’

Drama on Elance

Wednesday was not a good day for me. I missed half of my breakfast meeting because of clashes in scheduling. An emergency made my date two hours late for a lunchtime meeting. I ordered three unpalatable drinks at T-spot … and paid for them all. I got into an argument with my daughter because she […]

I’m a hus-tler!

I’ve always wanted to say that. A few days ago, I met an artist. We’d spoken on phone and email, but we didn’t recognize each other until introductions were made. The usual pleasantries were followed by… ‘So, what do you do?’ He explained that he mostly does murals, and that he could avail a DVD […]

Talk about a block!

I don’t get writer’s block very often. And I hardly ever get blogger’s block. But if there’s one thing that gets my creative juices freezing, it’s money. Which is not to say I wish to work for free – that’s just silly. They say your passion is something you would do even if no one […]

Baby steps

When I decided I wanted to freelance, I had no idea where to start. I left a well-paying job with a few months worth of savings, sold all my stuff, grabbed my baby girl and came home. I splurged on furniture, crockery, a TV, a microwave, and a sizeable modem. Then I broke down. I […]

Coming home

An ideal title for this post would be ‘new beginnings’. But I think that’s one of those redundant phrases like ‘repeat again’ or ‘latest innovation’ or even return back’. After all, one can’t have an old beginning, can they? This is a beginning for me, a long endless field trip. I just got home after […]