- The Review HartBook Reviewer, 2013 - presentI review books in an entirely honest manner on The Review Hart. I have a focus on indie books with a particular interest in contemporary/urban fantasy and thrillers. I'll consider anything as long as it doesn't contain scenes of rape.
- The Editing HartDevelopmental Editor, 2011 - presentI help my authors fulfill the potential of their stories. I don't push arbitrary rules onto them, I ask questions and make suggestions. My role is to bring out the very best in the author and help them do their story justice. I pride myself on being thorough and efficient. I usually return manuscripts which are under 100k words long within 7 days, complete with all chapter notes and final write-up.
- Literary+Leader & Founder, 2013I covered everything within the business and collective. I did all administration, planning, organising, marketing, sales, administration, management, content writing, copywriting, some fiction and non-fiction writing, and more.
- Literary+Marketing Consultant, 2013I offered consultations to indie authors and related professionals including editors. I wrote marketing plans, analysed current social media efforts, improved the author's social media marketing, aided in writing blurbs and profiles, advised on writing content, planned blog tours, approached media outlets, and taught the author how to understand their audience.
- MyselfFreelance Copywriter, 2012I wrote copy for a number of different businesses ranging from property developers to self-published authors. I also wrote SEO, website content, blog posts, advertising materials and emails.
- Tiaden Dog SuppliesOwner, 2010This was my dog supplies business which I ran through both a website and through a market stall. I sold everything a dog owner could and would need for their dog. This meant that I did everything from deal with wholesalers, stock management, book-keeping, marketing, sales, copywriting, business administration, website design and content, customer service, everything.
- Tiaden Canine Fitness & TrainingOwner., 2006 - 2011I managed in excess of 70 dogs all of which had wide and varying needs. I worked with everything from nervous puppies, dog aggressive dogs, people aggressive dogs and laid back veterans. I did everything for the business, including training my clients to train their dogs, book-keeping, sales, marketing, diary management, training dogs, training new employees and more.
- Burntwood Kennels.Manager, 2007I had 7 members of staff beneath me which I had to delegate tasks to and make sure they were keeping to their schedules. I cared for over 100 dogs, each with their own needs including special dietary and exercise needs. I personally dealt with the dog and people aggressive dogs. It was my job to make sure that both the cattery and kennels ran smoothly and every job was done in an efficient manner to the highest standards.
- Myself.Riding Instructor., 2007 - 2013I taught a variety of people to ride horses, taking them their very first time sitting on a horse through to jumping. My clients ranged from toddlers through to adults and confident through to nervous.
The guys in the parade all dress up in "brotherhood" costumes, which English speaking visitors always think are Klu Klux Klan outfits. They do look very similar but they also come in a variety of colours to denote the "brotherhood" they belong to.
Easter is a bigger deal than Christmas here!
Which given today is another day of chasing paperwork, writing reviews, editing, marketing and more, is great. Although, I have cordoned off next week as a week of complete relaxation. I haven't had a vacation in 7 years, I think I deserve one week =)
I have to polish, format and schedule Monday's book review. There are two more reviews to write, and about 6 blog posts to polish up, two more to write. Then! I have editing, marketing and promo. Finally! I have to clean the flat and do the last bit of the week's paperwork.
The weekend will be oh so worth it though...
The crazies I can completely understand, I blocked a whole group who attacked me for being a pagan.
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