So you've got a writing degree - What next?

So you’ve got a writing degree – what next?

I've just graduated with a First class degree in Creative & Professional Writing from the University of Wolverhampton, and I could not be happier about it. Sometimes though, when I talk about my degree I get this... "A Humanities degree?" "What job are you going to get with that?" "Ah, you're doing English, so you're …

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To Stop and Smell the Roses – Writing & Anxiety

I am guilty. I am guilty of not basking in a moment of pure joy and pride. I have anxiety. I've had it as long as I can remember, but only put a name to it in my teenage years. Generalised Anxiety Disorder. GAD. Why is this important? Well, sometimes when you have anxiety, you …

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Your Best Self – the best confidence booster for any freelancer

Freelancing can be a lonely road, you're left on some occasions to fight for yourself. So, if you're working on your own, it's a good idea to schedule in some time for self-care. No, I don't mean just sticking a load of laundry on and then back to it, actual time in your working week …

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Creative Writing vs. Professional Writing

All writing is creative. Full stop. I don't care if you're writing a University essay, a shopping list or the next great novel... all writing is creative. This is because to properly communicate via writing, you have to think about what your writing is saying and what it looks like. Let's take a shopping list …

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