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by jessica95003
Tue Aug 01, 2017 12:56 am
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: Roll Call!--Where in the World Are You?
Replies: 3
Views: 85

Re: Roll Call!--Where in the World Are You?

Hi! I live on the coast in a small town called Aptos. We are on the Monterey Bay, about an hour and a half south of San Francisco and west of Silicon Valley. I've lived here most of my life except for when I left for undergrad and grad. I hope to hit the road once my youngest graduates from high sch...
by jessica95003
Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:42 pm
Forum: Freelancing Platforms
Topic: Have you Used Social Media to Get Freelance Gigs?
Replies: 7
Views: 401

Re: Have you Used Social Media to Get Freelance Gigs?

I landed a blog ghostwriting client from a FB group we were both on. She posted a general question about ghostwriting and I answered it, which led to a PM conversation and eventually 5 blogs for $500 which was a nice payday for me at the time.
by jessica95003
Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:17 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: INTRODUCE YOURSELF
Replies: 35
Views: 1432

Re: INTRODUCE YOURSELF

A little bit of everything...;-) Right now, my main gigs are writing daily breaking crime stories for Crime Online, ghostwriting blog posts and working as a "staff writer" of sorts for a local hat manufacturer which has me doing everything from press releases to product descriptions. That said, I pi...
by jessica95003
Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:06 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: To All New Members
Replies: 4
Views: 339

Re: To All New Members

I was a teacher too - and I agree, the silence (or at least lack of deafening noise) is lovely. I taught PE, health, and English. ;-)
by jessica95003
Thu Jul 27, 2017 5:05 pm
Forum: Getting Started
Topic: INTRODUCE YOURSELF
Replies: 35
Views: 1432

Re: INTRODUCE YOURSELF

Hello and greetings from the coast of California!

My name is Jessica and I am a freelance writer living in Aptos, a small town on the Monterey Bay. I've got two children, a growing writing biz, and a tall stack of books to read that keep me busy. I'm excited to be a part of this group!