Book: Food Snobbery: An Intersectional Analysis of Fat, Feminism, Poverty, Disability & Health

Book: Food Snobbery: An Intersectional Analysis of Fat, Feminism, Poverty, Disability & Health

Disabled writer, Freelance Self-Promotion
I always forget to promote this, though I should. [tweetherder]I published an extended essay that looked at the privilege of food snobs and how the reality of food and eating affects various groups[/tweetherder]: Food Snobbery: An Intersectional Analysis of Fat, Feminism, Poverty, Disability & Health. It's been available on Amazon for some time now. I wrote it because [tweetherder]I was frustrated at the ignorance of people insisting that there was no excuse to not eat vegan, or eat 'clean', or eat keto, or whatever the trend of the day is[/tweetherder]. I was also annoyed at a discussion I'd had on social media with someone about the fact that the more 'ethical' food shops tend to be inaccessible to disabled people, making them actually unethical businesses. That person said that I…
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Disabled Access at Music Festivals in the UK

Disabled writer
This was originally published on DisabledGo, which is now AccessAble. This article does not seem to be online since that change so I am reproducing it here.  The sun is shining, there are clouds in the sky… where better to be than in a remote field, veggie burger in hand, listening to live music in the open air?  Whether you prefer the vastness of a huge event like Glastonbury or somewhere more intimate, there are festivals to suit every mood and preference. Campaigns like Attitude is Everything and Stay Up Late work hard to ensure that Deaf and disabled people can attend live music events, but what are festivals really like for disabled attendees? Is accessibility provision good or will you be stranded without the ability to charge your chair…
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Blog post pricing special offer

Blog post pricing special offer

About Writing, Content Marketing, Freelance Self-Promotion
This sale has now expired. However, don’t despair. There is another special offer for you here. When B2B or B2C clients are looking for a freelancer to write blog posts for them, they don't just want a couple of one-off articles. Generally, they want one or two a week on an ongoing basis, as this makes the most sense when blogging. Blogging offers a myriad of benefits for all businesses. Regular new content keeps Google keen, while providing extensive written information adds new conversational keywords to their website content and ongoing posts provide content that can attract buyers, answer prospects' questions and create a sense of recognition or familiarity. Because of the importance of ongoing new blog content, I recently created some packages for new clients to choose from when they hire…
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Notes on March

Notes on March

About Proofreading, About Writing, Freelance Self-Promotion
I sometimes wonder whether I should populate my blog with updates on how work is going. After all, it gives readers and potential clients an idea of what I'm up to. So, I'm giving it a try this month and will see how it goes. A particularly interesting part of March's work was proofreading two books for a French agency. The books had been translated from French and I was proofreading the resulting translation. They were grammatically very good but needed some work on occasional areas of wording that didn't sound quite right. As I have a degree in French Studies I have done my fair share of translation so am familiar with the way it works and the problems and challenges it can cause, so I felt at home…
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Special offer for Equal Pay Day: freelance writing, proofreading and social media management

Special offer for Equal Pay Day: freelance writing, proofreading and social media management

About Writing, Freelancing, Uncategorized
This sale has now expired. However, don't despair. There is another special offer for you here. This weekend marks the date when Equal Pay Day takes place: it is used to signify the last day of the year that a woman would receive pay, when taking the gender pay-gap into account. Enjoy this (NSFW) video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ba5F7NoHgVQ It is important to remember, when noting this day, that today is the day after which averaged-out women work for free. In fact, Black women and disabled women and other minority groups get even less equity in their workplaces and white women do considerably better than BAME women. Because of this, I want to encourage the world of work to do better. And I believe that one path towards "better" is having women at…
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Epic August Special Offer

Epic August Special Offer

Uncategorized
It is no longer August so this particular special offer has, sadly, expired. However, there's another freelance writing discount for you to enjoy here. More and more, I see that my clients are looking for longer-form content for their blogs. Whereas 500-word posts used to be the norm, now clients are asking me to write content that is 1,500 words or more. [caption id="attachment_2197" align="alignright" width="337"] special offer design over gray background vector illustration[/caption] There is certainly a benefit to this. With longer-form blog posts, you can incorporate far more information and detail than you would if you only had 500 words to play with. You can take a really deep dive into your topic and demonstrate your knowledge and expertise to your clients and prospects. It will also have…
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Special offer for new clients: copywriting, blog-post writing, freelance content creation

Special offer for new clients: copywriting, blog-post writing, freelance content creation

About Writing
[tweetherder]You can have brilliant ideas, but if you cannot get them across, your ideas will not get you anywhere. - Lee Iacocca[/tweetherder]   Everybody loves a discount and, if you are looking for some commercial copywriting, you've just found one. I offer blog-post creation services (blog posts are one of the best ways to market your business and get the word out) and copywriting for static webpages. I also write eBooks, white papers, press releases and case studies for clients. I have been a full-time freelancer in this business for nine years so I use my wealth of experience in my work. I create content that will attract attention and new customers, providing you with great work to share on social media and attract that gorgeous SEO juice. I specialise…
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Tattoo proofreading: preventing disasters before they happen!

Tattoo proofreading: preventing disasters before they happen!

About Proofreading
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OLm-QUxTCxs&feature=youtu.be Tattoos can be beautiful, glorious representations of art or complex emotions, carefully applied to our skin by specialists who take pride in their art. They can also be drunken mistakes carved out after midnight in Ibiza, leading to embarrassment and cover-ups at a later date. If you are planning a new tattoo and it will involve text, let me help you to make sure you don't get anything disastrous inked into your skin permanently. Let me check the spelling, the punctuation, and the word order to ensure you go into the artist's studio equipped to be given the perfect inking. Find out more about tattoo proofreading and how much it costs (virtually nothing, actually!) here. Prevention is better than a cure. Or, in this case, prevention is better than laser…
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New proofreading services listed on the website

New proofreading services listed on the website

About Proofreading
I spend so much of my life creating content for other people's websites that I frequently neglect my own. Weeds start to grow and I put post and page ideas on a list that is ignored for weeks and months on end. Then, one day, I get myself together and remind myself that this little corner of the interwebs is my connection to you. The whole point is to let you know that there are problems I can solve, and when I write about them here, you become aware that you can get help with this stuff. Keep failing to get job interviews after sending in your CV? Check out my CV proofreading services Want British young women to be able to relate to the characters and story in your…
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Something interesting…

Something interesting…

news, Podcast
After all the fun we had making the A Little Bird Told Me podcast, when Lorrie then went on maternity leave, I felt a podcast-shaped hole in my life. So I set up Freelance Confidence where you can find podcast episodes, blog posts and an email newsletter with top freelancing advice. But after choosing to take a medium- to long-term break from the Freelance Confidence podcast, I decided that if I could find a niche that was not at all work related, it could function nicely as a side-hobby and hopefully I would associate it more with fun again. So I thought about what I look for in a great podcast (for I have a serious podcast habit!) and decided I preferred interview formats to solo shows, and that my main…
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