6 Lessons Learned From Freelance Translator Scams

Ripped off and pissed off, that’s how freelance translators feel when they get scammed. It happened to me and the six lessons I learned can help you from falling into the same trap.

I Promise Freelance Writing Isn't Hopeless During Coronavirus

Writers are experiencing their own dose of pandemic worry: pitch rejection, contract suspension and the realization that the media can’t pay writers anymore since they rely on advertisers. Let’s get down to the nitty-gritty and talk about the impact of coronavirus on freelance writers. As the writing community brainstorms solutions, we need to remember how important our voices are right now.

This 26-Year-Old French Writer Slammed Multiple Presidents With Class Ignorance

I joined forces with another book blogger for a discussion about Who Killed My Father in the style of a written podcast.

7 Real Questions Editors Ask During Freelance Writer Interviews

Editors hiring long-term writers for digital publications will probably request an interview. They want to know that you know your stuff and aren’t some voiceless poser.

How to Overcome Silly Failures While Rerooting Golden Pothos

Propagate houseplants with care and love by Olivia Walters I’m not Shrek or Mike Wazowski from Monsters, Inc. My thumb isn’t electric green, but I’m getting there. Maybe being a green fictional movie character would have helped my houseplants, but it’s also just a fact of gardening life— we kill plants before we learn how toContinue reading “How to Overcome Silly Failures While Rerooting Golden Pothos”

Book Review: La vie secrète des écrivains

Critique littéraire du livre de Guillaume Musso Salut mes ami.e.s ! Je reviens sur la chronique de fiction aujourd’hui à l’occasion d’une nouvelle collaboration qui sera dévoilée dans les semaines à venir ! Vous allez jouir d’un échange entre moi et un autre blogueur suisse. Tous nos deux, certes, qui ont un goût exceptionnel pourContinue reading “Book Review: La vie secrète des écrivains”

Stop Wasting Time and Underselling Your Talents

If you find naysayers, hecklers, or agitators lobbying against you, cut the cord. This is no time for setbacks.  By Olivia Walters  Time management is a distressful obstacle for both the birdbrained and overachiever types.  Scale back on social media, mark out time in a bullet journal, or hit the pillow at the same timeContinue reading “Stop Wasting Time and Underselling Your Talents”