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Today is my penultimate day in a job I’ve had for almost four years. I don’t have another job to go to but I have plans.

I’m going to freelance as a copywriter, as a photographer, I’m 40,000 words into my first novel.

I don’t have the words to explain how these last four years have changed me. But it’s not the end. It’s just the beginning.

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  1. Today is my last day in a job I’ve had for a year. I don’t have another job to go to but I also have plans.

    I’m going to finish my PhD and I’m going to write a novel.

    I don’t have words to explain how the last six years of my life have changed me. My I’ll put them into writing soon.

    I love your pictures, they have kept me accompanied for a while. (And now you’ve made me cry.)

    All the best for your new beginning,
    Joana.

    November 30, 2011
  2. vic #

    Congratulations. It’s scary, isn’t it? Good luck. I can tell you won’t need it. xx

    November 30, 2011
  3. What a coincidence, today is my last day in a job I’ve had for a year as well.
    But for me that is a good thing because I’m so busy with university… As soon as I have the time I’m gonna for on my freelancing career though… Good luck with your plans, Victoria, I’m sure you’ll succeed in everything you wish for as you’re so talented!

    November 30, 2011
  4. Good for you for pursuing your goals. The next 2 1/2 years of my life are planned out but I’m not sure where they’ll take me exactly. It’s amazing how 2 1/2 (or 4) years can change you. Congratulations!

    November 30, 2011
  5. Mike Lambert #

    I have no doubt whatsoever that this is the beginning of something wonderful, new and exciting for you. Please keep writing. You are very good at it. CONGRATULATIONS on the promise of a very bright future.

    November 30, 2011
  6. Huge news! Best of luck to you, dearest Vic. xoxoxox

    November 30, 2011
  7. Congrats, and best of luck to you!

    Aron

    November 30, 2011
  8. good for you lady! all the best… you’ll be wonderful. xo

    November 30, 2011
  9. Congrats! It’s nice to have plans even if they are a bit scary. I’m in Melbourne, Australia hoping and praying that I can find a job!

    December 1, 2011
  10. highfive! this can only lead to awesome things. :)

    i might have to do the freelancing-photography thing too. life is way too short to get jerked around by other people who aren’t working with you, but against you, and co-workers who are made of radio-culture spam.

    here’s to the future!!

    December 1, 2011
  11. novel-writing changed everything for me. i wish all the best for you.

    December 1, 2011
  12. Una #

    Congrats! Congrats!
    I also took the freelance plunge this June and have never been happier.
    Here is to a New Year full of exciting projects of your own making.

    XO
    Una

    December 1, 2011
  13. i miss you already (dont tell anyone that though)

    December 2, 2011
  14. Congratulations on this new step in your life! I’m sure you’ll do amazingly

    December 2, 2011
  15. Hurray, Vic! Can’t wait to see where this goes.

    December 3, 2011
  16. Cyndy #

    Well done, maybe you will find time now to keep your family up to date! Love you heaps darling daughter and best of all the world to you, you talented individual. Now I wonder where you got your talent from ….mmmmmm…maybe….

    December 3, 2011
  17. SO excited for you, Vic. I know you will do amazing things and feel a fantastic mixture of terror and freedom!

    December 4, 2011
  18. Sofia #

    This is beautiful, congratulations.
    When your novel gets published let us know, so I can buy it :)

    December 7, 2011
  19. If you need a proof reader, let me know. Hope Paris was grand. We need to talk soon, otherwise it will be 2012 before we know it.

    December 8, 2011
  20. Good work Vic! You’ll be great – if the novel is anything like the blog it’s bound to be a hit!

    December 13, 2011

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