Freelancing while on holiday

Freelancing while on holiday

Photos often show a working holiday as being idyllic, laptop on a sun lounger, floppy hats and a cool drink on the side as you work on your latest project. While I would looove to work like that, my experiences of freelancing during a holiday is nowhere near this...
How I brainstormed 60 blog ideas in 30 minutes

How I brainstormed 60 blog ideas in 30 minutes

Let me start by saying brainstorming blog ideas is the easy part. The harder part is writing the actual post and then clicking the “publish” button. In December 2017, I set myself a goal of writing 52 blogs (one for each week) for my website the following...
Using storytelling to capture your audience's attention

Using storytelling to capture your audience's attention

Last week as I was mindlessly scrolling through different channels on TV, my finger stopped when I saw this ad. I’d probably seen close to 200 ads combined over the Internet, TV and magazines that week yet only this one caught my attention and stayed with me as...
Where to get even more feature story ideas (Part 2)

Where to get even more feature story ideas (Part 2)

Last week, I listed 7 different sources of feature story ideas which I use to brainstorm ideas for feature articles. Here are more ways in which I find story ideas that editors might be interested in. Personal experiences I’m a fan of using my parenting...