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Dec 1, 2022

In this episode, Sherry Paprocki and Estelle Erasmus speak with Polly Campbell. Polly started out as a freelance writer, and evolved her career into one that involves podcasting, writing books, and a lot of other things. 

Polly is the author of You, Recharged: How to Beat Fatigue (Mostly), Amp Up Your Energy (Usually), and Enjoy Life Again, (Always) and other books. She has written hundreds of articles for online and print publications and is the host of the podcast Polly Campbell, Simply Said: How to Live Well, Do Good, Be Happy. 

 

In this episode:

  • How Polly evolved her career from free writing to freelance
  • The importance of treating your freelance writing career as a business
  • How to structure your day as a freelance writer 
  • Polly’s journey into podcasting 
  • Polly’s best 3 tips for new freelance writers.

Articles referenced: When Your Teen is Bored https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/02/well/family/tweens-boredom-summer.html

 

Connect with Polly: 

Books: www.pollycampbell.substack.com

Website: www.pollycampbell.com

 

Send us an email: freelancewritingdirect@gmail.com

 

Connect with Estelle:

Website: https://estelleserasmus.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/EstelleSErasmus/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/EstelleSErasmus

Tiktok: https://www.tiktok.com/@estelleserasmus

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/estelle.sobel.erasmus/

Estelle’s Classes: https://estelleserasmus.com/classes

 

Connect with Sherry: 

Website: https://sherrybeckpaprocki.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/paprockisherry/

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sherry.paprocki

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sherrypaprocki

Book: www.freelancefancy.com

 

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