The Importance of Not Overworking Yourself

Hello everyone! Today I want to talk about the importance of not overworking yourself when you’re a freelancer. I’ve hit this point before when I wrote The Downsides of Working as a Freelancer, but there is a lot of misconceptions when it comes to the amount of work and free time that a freelancer actually…

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Working as a Translator on the Road

Hi everyone! Long time no post! A few weeks ago, I wrote about The Downsides of Working as a Freelancer, so today I want to talk about what to me is the best perk of working as a freelancer: the ability of working on the road. Different than 9-5 jobs, freelancers have the ability to…

The Downsides of Working as a Freelancer

Happy Monday everyone! Today I want to talk about the downsides of working as a freelancer. There is a lot of misconception when it comes to how much work it involves, the added responsibilities you have, etc., and so I wanted to address some of the things that I personally encountered in my freelancer life.…

Health Insurance for Freelancers–Regardless of your Political Views, By Corinne McKay

This week the French to English translator and author Corinne McKay* shared a post about what I think is an important topic right now: health insurance. She addresses the issue in a logical manner, without considering political views. Take a few minutes to give it a read: "If you’re a US-based freelancer, you’ve probably been…

First Blog Post – Hello Blogosphere!

As you may not know, my name is Karen Montaldi and I was born and raised in Brazil. I’ve always considered myself somewhat of a nomad. I was born in São Paulo, lived most of my life at another city called Franca, in a small beach town called Itanhaém, and in Lins. Eventually I moved…