Tagged: full time freelancer

episode 96 of the Smutlancers podcast hosted by Kayla Lords and Molly Moore 0

A Professional to the End

Basically, I became very anxious about telling a client I could no longer work with them, overprepared, lost sleep, and made the “perfect” plan. I forgot that a plan means nothing if the other person decides to react differently than you expect them to. Ultimately, my goal in this situation was to be a professional until the very end.


How to Quit Your Day Job and Go Freelance

Step 0: Lose your job amidst a global pandemic. A few weeks ago, I received the news that my full-time day job will be eliminated this summer, entirely due to necessary cost cuts thanks to the ongoing Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. While this wasn’t entirely unexpected (my industry has been hit pretty badly) it was also pretty scary. “No problem, thanks for giving me plenty of notice,” I said to my boss when they called. “SHIT SHIT SHIT SHIT WHAT DO I DO NOW!?” I said to my partner as soon as I’d hung up the phone. I started looking at possible...

episode 41 discusses deciding if it's time to quit your day job 0

Deciding If It’s Time to Quit Your Day Job

This week’s topic was inspired by a conversation I recently had with Amy Norton of Coffee and Kink. How do you know when it’s the right time to quit your day job and become a full time smutlancer? I wish there was an easy answer, but life is never that simple. This is a really big conversation, and just the three points I chose to focus on took longer than normal. We’ll definitely come back to this topic, and if you’ve got questions, let me know — it might help me know where to begin when we talk about this...