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'When you work from home, the office parties are rubbish.'
"I'm lookin' for a couple of fast guns who ain't afraid to lay down their life. There's no pay, but it'll be a great way to get your name out there."
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The Freelance Life.
"You know what I wish? I wish there was a foundation that gave grants just to lie fallow for a year or so."
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'It must be nice having a job where you can work at home.'
'As a teleworker Colin sometimes struggled against feelings of isolation.'
'No contract, no work.'
'Oh no! It's VAT man!'
When my friends come over, please try to not look self-employed
"Wait...you want paid for your services? I thought you were a free-lancer."
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'Can you give me one good reason why you never use hyphens?'
"I'm freelance, that's why I'm faster."
"Tell me what you think of the menu. I wrote it."
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"Hey, hon - they published my article."
"This is a very important book. In fact, it's too important to publish."
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Meet The People in the Bookstore Café Staring at Their Laptops 2-4 p.m.
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Felix McGillicuddy, freelance palindrome writer.
"I get you're an entrepreneur, but what do you do?"
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"The problem with the rat race is that even if you win, you're still a rat."
Home office distraction *43.
'...you say my electronic submission carried a virus that destroyed all the hard drives in your company?'
'You'll never make it as a freelancer in this business. You're not my nephew.'