Hi there ! I’m sorry I didn’t post yesterday. It feels weird to me because it’s the first time since I started this blog that I’m late haha. I’ve been thinking a lot about the future of this blog, and I just couldn’t make up my mind, so that’s why I’m a bit late. WhenContinue reading “[Taking a Break, See You Later]”
Author Archives: Marie K. Ricci
After the writing slump… the editing slump ! (5 tips to get out of it)
We often hear about the writing slump, sometimes the reading slump, but have you ever heard about the editing slump ? To be honest, even though I’m quite active on Twitter (compared to other social media), I think I’ve never read about it. I’m sure lots of people have already talked about it, I justContinue reading “After the writing slump… the editing slump ! (5 tips to get out of it)”
Freelance : How to bounce back when you lose a client
Let’s be honest, losing a client can be discouraging, especially if they were a bit part of your earnings. Freelance life is all about balance, and losing a client may make you feel like everything is going to collapse. Unfortunately, this is something you will have to face at some point, and probably more thanContinue reading “Freelance : How to bounce back when you lose a client”
Let’s make children’s dreams come true !
It’s already the 3rd of August, and on Sunday I will turn 27. Like every year, I will make a donation to the charity called “KKOOM” (“dream” in Korean), which is also short for Korean Kids and Orphanage Outreach Mission. (LINK) KKOOM helps Korean youth all across South Korea, from funding preschool to providing collegeContinue reading “Let’s make children’s dreams come true !”
Digital Nomad : The Working Holiday Visa
You’re a freelancer who’d be interested in becoming a digital nomad, or you’re already on the road, and you’re wondering how you’re going to do that in terms of visas ? If you’re 35 or under, and if you’re a resident of a participating country (sorry, people of the US), the working holiday visa mightContinue reading “Digital Nomad : The Working Holiday Visa”
Heatwave : How to make your day a tiny bit better
If you’re living in Europe, you know that these days, it’s been getting quite hot over here. But honestly, the whole world is burning up so if the heatwave didn’t reach you yet : don’t worry, it’s coming. If like me you’re not a summer person to begin with, you might feel like you’re goingContinue reading “Heatwave : How to make your day a tiny bit better”
5 tips to stay focused
According to research, humans have an average attention span of 8 seconds. Yes, I was surprised as well when I found this little piece of information online. I guess it’s not just me then, everyone can get easily distracted ! We’re only humans ! So what can we do to stay more focused, whether it’sContinue reading “5 tips to stay focused”
Freelance : I tried a few banks for my business
When you’re a freelancer, depending on your country and the amount of money you make, you may have to have a separate bank account for your activity, or not. In France, for example, you have to have a separate bank account if you’re making more than 10,000 euros a year, two years in a row,Continue reading “Freelance : I tried a few banks for my business”
Freelance : You don’t have to specialize if you don’t want to.
If there’s something that I’ve read mostly everywhere when I was doing my research before creating my business, it was that YOU. MUST. SPECIALIZE. = find your niche, and never look back. Well, it’s been a year and a half since then, and I’m quite happy that I didn’t listen to that specific piece ofContinue reading “Freelance : You don’t have to specialize if you don’t want to.”
GoodReads Reading Challenge : We’re Halfway Through !
June is slowly coming to an end, and it means that we’re almost halfway through the year. As I was adding the last book I’ve read on GoodReads, I couldn’t help but take a look at the Reading Challenge. For those who don’t know about it, the website GoodReads allows you to set a readingContinue reading “GoodReads Reading Challenge : We’re Halfway Through !”