Just over a year ago, after a month of lockdown, I was fed up

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I’d been in a job that I was uncomfortable with for too long. I wanted change. I wanted it badly and knew that time was probably the best I’d get to make it. After a period of thinking, brainstorming, and working out logistics, my little editing business venture was born! Fast forward to now—a year later.

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Balance… And Flex

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Megan Rose Freelance

Photo source: Pexels

Those of you who follow my blog will know I tend
to write about copywriting or about freelancing, and that my posts are often on
the short-and-sweet side, rather than the long and wordy. Today’s offering is a
bit different. Today, I have my soapbox out. Prepare yourselves.

The thing is, this is an issue close to my heart,
and close to the hearts of a lot of people I know, respect and value. And the
post has been fermenting for a while, slowly taking shape as I weave together
issues like flexible working, gender equality, balance in the workplace and
diversity in general.

Not much then.

Now’s your chance to step away. You have been
warned. If you’re still with us, fasten your seatbelt and come along for the
ride.

But with such a lot to cover, where do I start?
Well, gender equality is as…

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Time goes on…

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Lhyz13

So, here we go…

Three years later and we are having to revisit, not just for the fact that I really should do this more often, but also because my world is about to get turned upside down. I work for a big box retailer that has filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy and has decided that the store I work at is not to be part of the restructuring. No, they aren’t going to help me find a new job, nor did I expect them to. I feel sad for my co-workers, but to me, this is a blessing in disguise, the kick I needed to get out.

Okay, you may be asking, “Lhyz, why did you go to college for 6 years if you were just going to end up back in a box store?” It was to pay the bills. It was to keep my head above water…

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Amora Game Seeks Freelancers

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Tentacle Greg

Cover mockIn a few weeks, Amora Game will be releasing Art of War campaign setting. An anime martial arts inspired fantasy setting that is compatible with both Deluxe and Adventure edition of the Savage Worlds core rules. Amora Game looks to continue expanding the world of the San Empire through a series of small pdf releases, commonly called “one-sheets”. Amora Game has the intentions to release 36 one-sheets covering topics ranging from new Species, encounters, organizations, continuous adventures and world details.

In order to meet this hefty goal, Amora Game is looking to contract interested freelancers over the next couple of months starting the day after the publication release of Art of War. The company is look for fresh idea pitches to flesh out the world. They are also looking for writers willing to take on pre-outlined assignments. Amora Game looks to work with both established and new freelancers to…

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