In my youth, I admired authors who made their livings writing bestselling books, and I fancied myself becoming a writer.
During a brief stint in graduate school, my passion for music drove me to write album reviews and band interviews for a small independent music magazine, where I eventually became assistant editor. Then I left America and emigrated to Europe to pursue a career teaching English as a second language, an endeavor I am still active in to this day.
The 2020 lockdowns prompted me to explore other career options, since teaching exclusively online quickly lost its appeal. Before leaving for Europe, I had briefly been employed as a proofreader, so I turned to Knowadays to take the Becoming A Proofreader course and brush up on, and learn a lot more about, professional proofreading. That rekindled my interest in writing, so I completed the Becoming A Freelance Writer course as well. My goal now is to transition away from teaching so I can write full time while living as a digital nomad.
How to Outline a Blog Post or Article
Feb 16, 2024
Whether you’re a new writer or an experienced blogger, knowing how to outline a blog post or article is an essential skill. A clear outline can help you write much more efficiently. By organizing your ideas and deciding on the direction of your writing from the outset, you can save yourself the headache of hours […]
Is Freelancing Worth It? (The Pros and Cons)
Feb 14, 2024
Is freelancing worth it? You might ask yourself this question after another hard day at the office, taking orders from an ungrateful boss, battling the elements and traffic, and finally getting home late and exhausted. You are not alone. Many people are venturing into the realm of freelancing and work-from-home jobs, especially in the wake […]
7 Advantages of a Certificate in Editing and Proofreading
Feb 12, 2024
Have you ever considered earning a certificate in editing and proofreading to jump-start your freelance career? While many aspiring freelancers focus on either one or the other, taking a course for both at the same time actually has lots of advantages worth considering. In this blog post, we’ll explore 7 key advantages: Keep reading to […]