Enough Is Enough! Stopping The Monotonous Series Of Sameness By Cherie Mitchell

Enough Is Enough! Stopping The Monotonous Series Of Sameness By Cherie Mitchell

After 30 years in an administrative, management and corporate career, I knew I’d had enough. The daily trials and tribulations, while challenging and often rewarding, became a monotonous series of sameness. But, I still needed a job! The pull of a writing career drew me. I’d always written, ever since I’d first held a crayon, but the transition from hobby writing to professional freelance writing was daunting. Was I good enough? I dabbled a little, creating e-books and putting them up for sale on Amazon. I’ll never forget the exhilaration of the first sale, followed closely by a five-star review.
A sudden change in personal circumstances forced a decision. At the time, living in Brisbane, Australia, and employed in a prestigious corporate role, I did what any other sane person would do when faced with a personal crisis. I gained my TESOL certificate, and traveled to a village in China to teach English, despite knowing nothing of the country or anything of the Cantonese or Mandarin languages.
On returning to my home town of Christchurch, New Zealand, I faced a dilemma. I did not want to return to an office role. A short-lived office position ended abruptly. I moped. One day, I opened an email that I was sure was spam. I had been approached, through a writing platform I had enrolled with months before (and since forgotten), to write biographies and resumes for a US company. It was legitimate and, a few days later, I began my freelancing career.
Six months later, and I am proud to say I’m a Full-time Freelance Writer. With clients in the US and UK, I write resumes and bios, and have ghostwritten romance and contemporary novels, web articles, business papers, and e-books.

I love my new career and I’m making a very livable income!


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Cherie Mitchell is a writer with a life-long love of words. Based in Christchurch, New Zealand, one of the most picturesque countries in the world, Cherie creates e-books, executive resumes and biographies, articles, romance and contemporary fiction, and general content across a broad range of genres and topics for a global clientele base.

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