Being Freelance
What is it you really want to do? - Children's Picture Book Author and Illustrator Maddie Frost
Dec 8, 2019 · 40 min
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When she was burnt out from teaching and stuck in a funk, Maddie’s husband asked her “What is it you really want to do?”

Suddenly it became clear - Maddie realised she wanted to create picture books for children. She phoned her boss that night to give notice and, within a month, she had an agent.

Maddie hit the ground running from there, taking on small projects and saying yes to everything that landed in her inbox. Over time, she was able to build up her portfolio and develop her own style. Now, as well as illustrating books for others, Maddie’s created 4 of her own.

She chats to Steve about how she made it happen, how she balances her time, promotes her work and makes space in her life for hobbies.

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