About me

Previously I worked in the office of a consumer goods chain in Manila.  I had heard about freelancing but didn’t know much about it.  I spent some time researching and became interested in freelance writing.  I’ve always enjoyed writing, but I had no idea I could make money doing it – except writing books which I don’t have a clue.  So, I signed up for some online classes and chose to write in the B2B field which was a good choice.  I registered online with a company that would assist me in getting work.

It was tough in the beginning getting a good job for good pay.  I began at the bottom and took a few jobs for much less than minimum wage.  Then I started only to apply for jobs that paid more.  I had to apply to a lot of them before I got my first assignment.  It was worth the wait because this job turned into lasting over a year.  I wrote every day and also edited for the company which was a great experience for me.  By then, my referrals were enough to keep me moving up the ladder.

I keep at it, getting higher paying jobs, for five years.  Then it was time to make a change.  I packed my clothes and laptop and moved to Matalom.  What a place to live and work – pure paradise.  I may have missed a few projects since my move, but now I can take advantage of the variety.  I finished writing a book about filipino culture and do a lot of promotional pieces for events in this area.   I still keep writing my B2B content, but it’s up to me how many hours I work each day or not.

Freelance writing literally changed my life for the better.  I’m living in a beautiful place, eating healthy, making new friends, and working on things I love.

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