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Frankie Thompson
Works at Shy Feet: Short Stories Inspired by Travel
Lived in Amsterdam
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Are you a freelancer? Are you thinking about becoming one? Want to know what makes me happy and financially afloat as a freelancer?

Here are the twelve most important lessons I've learned in 3+ years of #freelancing .

I hope it's helpful 

http://www.asthebirdfliesblog.com/posts/things-beginner-freelancers-should-know
Over three years ago I left full-time employment and began a new career as a freelance copywriter in order to travel long-terms and pursue my love of writing. I've learnt a lot since then and made a lot of mistakes, so here's a rundown of the lessons I've learned and all the things I wish I'd known as a beginner freelancer.
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Staying in self-catering accommodation is my favourite and after 2.5 years of over 30 holiday houses and apartments, I've put together a list of tips to help you choose the best self-catered accommodation for your next #travel  adventure, whatever that may be.

Hope they help! 

http://www.asthebirdfliesblog.com/posts/advice-for-finding-good-self-catering-accommodation
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Good news friends! It's #WorldBookDay  and to celebrate I'm giving away a free ebook to anyone who wants one. Yup, ANYONE!

Just choose your title from the pic (or here http://www.amazon.com/Frances-M-Thompson/e/B00BUIZEHK/ref=dp_byline_cont_book_1) and leave a comment with your choice and I'll get in touch to give you your ebook!

HAPPY READING!!!

#freeebooks   #amreading   #freebook  
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Wow! You've been very busy writing. Congrats. 
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Some photos and words about De Foodhallen in Amsterdam, a converted old tram shed turned indoor street food haven... Go hungry!

http://www.asthebirdfliesblog.com/posts/amsterdam-travel-de-foodhallen-oud-west
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I am a foodie so definitely I wsee this. Looks very interesting young lady! 
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Sign up to my newsletter to get a new, original and free short story called Together, Apart in your Inbox tomorrow... And yes, it's Valentine's Day so of course it's a love story... though mostly free of soppiness, I promise.

http://www.asthebirdfliesblog.com/sign-up-to-my-newsletter

#freebies   #amreading   #shortstories  
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Some wonderful old paintings and impressions of #Amsterdam.
 
Discover ‪#‎Amsterdam‬ trough the eyes of an artist. From the Jordaan to the Dam, the city has been an inspiration for many different painters throughout the centuries.

Explore the great ‪#‎OpenCollections‬ of the Amsterdam Museum through Europeana: bit.ly/amsterdam-europeana
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Love #Amsterdam ? Love #photography

Let your loves unite and have a party with these, my recommended best locations for taking photos in Amsterdam.

http://www.asthebirdfliesblog.com/posts/amsterdam-best-photo-locations
If you're hoping to take some great photos during your visit to Amsterdam, these are my favourite locations for taking photos in central Amsterdam, so take note and get your camera or phone ready!
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NEW POST: The places, people and furry friends that made me happy last month... http://www.asthebirdfliesblog.com/posts/moments-of-happiness-february-2015
A collection of things and events that made me happy in February 2015, from moving house to eating cake. (P.S. There will always be eating cake.)
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It's my birthday this week and to celebrate I've written a list of the 33 lessons I've learned about life, love, travel, dancing, snowboarding, cleaning... and much more! I hope you enjoy!

http://www.asthebirdfliesblog.com/posts/33-life-lessons-learned
To celebrate my 33rd birthday this week I've written a list of 33 things I've learned about life, travel, love, dancing and certain foods.
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Hmmm my birthday was the 24th. I was 65. Christ I am old! What is your birthday?
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My tips for cycling in #Amsterdam (and not hurting yourself or anyone else).

ENJOY!

http://www.asthebirdfliesblog.com/posts/tips-and-advice-for-cycling-in-amsterdam
Some quick advice on renting a bike in Amsterdam and some tips on how the Dutch cycle, including how to stay safe while cycling in Amsterdam.
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Great transportation method (if there aren't a lot of hills). Ha!
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I wrote a short story about love at first sight... and then what happens next when life gets in the way.

I wrote a short story with sex in it. (SHOCK, HORROR!)

I wrote a short story using just two words in each sentence. 

This short story is now available for you to read -> http://www.asthebirdfliesblog.com/posts/together-apart-short-story-extract 

ENJOY!!
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The three things you need to create and maintain a regular writing habit... 

http://www.asthebirdfliesblog.com/posts/how-to-write-regularly

(P.S. It's easier than you think) #amwriting #writingtips
Today I share with you the three things that help me write regularly (and a short discussion on what really makes a writer, a writer).
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Author/Copywriter/Researcher/Travel Blogger
Employment
  • Shy Feet: Short Stories Inspired by Travel
    Author, present
  • As the Bird flies...
    Writer, 2011 - present
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Tagline
I'm a Londoner turned wanderer who has been nomadic since October 2011. I write a blog about travel, freelancing and following your dreams. I also write and self-publish fiction. And I write words for websites, magazines, brochures and blogs as a copywriter.
Introduction
I am a self-published author of contemporary fiction and a hyperlocal London blogger (Bird in the Bush) turned travel blogger (As the Bird flies...).

I write stories about special places, genuine experiences, different perspectives and how travel makes people feel. 

In August 2013, I self-published my first short story collection called "Shy Feet: Short Stories Inspired by Travel". You can buy these tales of adventure, wanderlust and unusual journeys for just £2.80 ($4.49 USD) from my blog or from Amazon and Kobo.

You can read one of the short stories, called See the Amalfi Coast for free.Download it from here or buy for $1.00 on Amazon or Kobo.
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Previously
Amsterdam - London