I've had my personal freelance writer website for about two years now. It's been offline for many months, but I've finally gotten around to revamping it. I am paying for it, so might as well use it.
The old site had many components I liked, but overall was just too old looking and too packed with content and buttons. Given my background, it's not surprising that the design comes off a little newspaper-ish. Here's a screenshot of what the site looked like when I was blocking out the design in 2009:
|My first attempt at a writer's website.|
have gotten a smile or two. I have been putting little reminders like that in the new site, to remind myself that whatever content I put in needs to be relevant, compelling and interesting
I have a few pages done in the newest version; bio, rates and the header. I like to think that this incarnation is more dynamic and modern, while injecting a little more of my personality. There are still some design aspects that don't quite mesh, but I'm trying to not get too caught up on that.
|Freelancing website take two.|
It's not a complete goodbye--I've repurposed some of the photographs from the old header and used those in the newest one. The gray is also here to stay, only with a more interesting texture.
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