Sometimes being in a different region can be helpful. Where you may be able to use your gathering profession(s) without having as much competition from others, because they are all asleep or at work.... But you might also find the realm somewhat quieter because of that.
Otherwise, it is very quick to level a character up to 20 again, or multiple characters if you wish to become an altaholic like some of us in the forums.
Acct 1) Aegwynkat
, Burkathyl, Füreliza, Katarsys
, Kateclysm, Kathairein, Kathedral, Kathelyna, Katrise, Skathen
Acct 2) Altarkation, Cochapakat, Dekathlon, Eradikate, Katalain, Katfish, Katuyla