How long have you been working as a freelance copywriter?
What were you doing before that?
I worked in a small publishing house/design studio. Before that I’d worked for several years at a medium-sized book publisher. At both companies, my job title was ‘editor’ or ‘senior editor’ – although my roles involved writing, it wasn’t my core responsibility.
What was the event or motivation that led to your decision to move into freelancing?
My employer took a new direction, abandoning publishing, and my post was made redundant. With no obvious new position to go to, I decided to try freelancing in a spirit of ‘give it a try and see where it leads’. At that stage, I still thought in terms ...