The trials and tribulations of freelance writing

I made the mistake of checking my phone early this morning when the vibrating notification woke me up.  I had submitted a draft of a narrative piece about dating overseas and its associated difficulties late last night and at 3 am, the editor got back to me.  I saw from the preview that it was her and nearly put the phone back down, telling myself I’d check it at a more appropriate time.  Thinking it over for a minute, I reasoned that I wouldn’t get back to sleep anyway.  That wondering about what it said would keep me up.  It turns out I didn’t sleep anyway. Continue reading “The trials and tribulations of freelance writing”