I recently got an email from a guy called Josh. Josh is 19, based in Hobart, and dreams of being a digital nomad. He thought freelance copywriting might be a good way to make that happen, so reached out to me for resources and advice. Josh also happens to be living in a homeless youth […]
At the start of winter every year, I find myself predictably enamoured with cosy evenings in front of the fire, hot chocolate, steaming soup, and chilly walks wrapped up in woolly scarves and beanies. Just as predictably, about two months in, I find myself increasingly grumpy and decidedly over it. A top of 12 (feels […]
I’ve written before about being a loud and proud introvert. Actually, make that quiet and proud. 😉 After years of feeling slightly strange, self-conscious, and often completely overwhelmed in loud, social settings, I learnt a little about introversion and finally understood a core truth about my make-up. Hey, I realised, this makes sense and I’m […]
I love hearing from newbie copywriters. Full of eagerness, excitement, and a little bit of terror, they take me right back to the early days in my biz. What a ride! This week, I heard from the lovely Jess Phillips, who asked me a few (wonderful, thought-provoking) questions on her blog. We cover: how I let […]
I recently received a message from a fellow copywriter and friend. She’s going through a tough time at the moment – attempting to juggle her young daughter, more client demand than she’s ever experienced, and a nasty case of general anxiety. In her message, she asked: “Do you work in your business five days a […]
Here in Melbourne, we’re currently in the thick of a cold, dreary winter. As I write this, the wind howls through a gap in the window, and the fire flickers in the background – burning for the fifth day in a row. Winter is traditionally a time for rest and retreat, and with that – […]
When I started my freelance biz, I took a shot in the dark and emailed a few biz-ladies I really admired hoping they’d share some advice. Claire Deane, who runs Claire Deane Marketing (+ a number of cool side gigs), was at the top of my list. She’s got serious style, impressive business savvy, a beautiful […]
I’m Sally. Writer. Editor. Process junkie. Recovering perfectionist. Passionate fan of the Oxford comma. Hopeless cheese and chocolate fiend. Happiest with my head in a book or exploring nature. And on a mission to tell your story with authenticity, attention to detail, and high impact.