Happy anniversary to me!

By Katharine Swan On Wednesday, October 21, 2009 At 2:55 PM

I just realized that today is an important anniversary for me: Exactly four years ago, I was working my very last day at my job as a full-time technical writer. I was quitting to follow the next stage of my dreams: to freelance full-time.

Four years later, I'm still at it, and it's going pretty well (if I do say so myself). Despite the recession, I have still been pretty busy, and it even looks like I'll beat last year's income by $1,000 or so.

I found out this morning from Kathy Kehrli's blog that yesterday was a new holiday: the National Day on Writing. Too bad they didn't make it today instead — that would have been perfect! In any case, I'm celebrating by sitting at home in my pajamas (something I don't often do), working on a couple of deadlines. A combination of the weather (light rain and snow) and my deadlines kept me from heading out to the barn this morning, which is why I'm around to celebrate my four-year anniversary of freelancing full-time!

Happy anniversary to me — and may there be many more!

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Blogger Irreverent Freelancer Says:  

Happy anniversary! What a wonderful occasion to celebrate.

 
 
Anonymous Devon Ellington Says:  

Happy Anniversary! Belated, but no less well meant.

 
 
Anonymous Carson Says:  

Happy (Late) Anniversary!

Isn't it almost impossible to imagine going back to employee status now?

Keep on truckin'!

 
 
Blogger Katharine Swan Says:  

Thanks, everyone! :o)

 

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Katharine Swan is a full-time freelance writer with more than 5 years of professional writing experience. In addition to maintaining several personal blogs, she writes a variety of online marketing materials for clients, including company blogs, articles, and press releases. In her free time, she spends time with her horse, reads, and writes fiction.

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