An ambitious new project is attempting to raise the profile of flexible working as, for the first time, Britain’s freelancers are to be celebrated on film.
Alex Gilly has been a freelance sub editor, writer and translator (from French to English) ever since he arrived in London from Sydney, Australia about a year ago. How is he finding it here?
Are you a journalist, designer, writer, editor or any other sort of publishing freelancer? Or are you hoping to find freelance work in this field? If so, you’ll be interested to hear about Women in Media and Publishing London (WIMPL), which was created by two magazine professionals.
Being freelance has various advantages and one of them, as American Lilit Marcus demonstrates is that – if you’re lucky – you can work from just about anywhere.
Type “freelancing mistakes” into your browser and it’s interesting to see what comes up.
Hettie Maylam, 27, is a student of multimedia journalism – “Which is like an MA,” she says – at Winchester University. Her course finishes at the end of this month and, naturally, she’s thinking about what she’ll do then. The answer? “I’ll probably freelance.”
As well as being Freelancing Matters’ new editor, David Prosser is new to freelancing as well, so we asked him how he came to join the rest of us.
Freelance working is a way of life all around the world, as Hungarian Peter Csobanczi illustrates.