How to suck and how to succeed in a freelance writing business

I’ve been a freelance writer for fourteen years now, typically supporting my income with part-time roles in communications and publishing. When I dusted off my CV last year to go in search for another part-time writing gig, I still felt the balance of freelancing and an inhouse copywriting role suited me. Eventually I got the knack of writing cover letters (hint: not everyone enjoys a pun) and I started getting interviews. But while I was a great match for the roles, no one was picking me. And weirdly, I felt relieved. Which made me think: Read More