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Writing Challenge for You!

September 19, 2011


That’s right. I want to challenge you to write something. Not just anything, but my challenge to you is to write something for you –not for someone else, some other company or some other purpose, but for YOU. First Stab at It Take out a pen and paper — okay, you can use your computer […]

What Would I Do If I Did Not Blog?

August 29, 2011


A crazy thought crossed my mind recently. I wondered what I would do if I didn’t write or blog. I was surprised with some of the ideas I came up with — all of them start with “I would have more time to:” Exercise Clean my house Watch the boob tube Play my online games […]

Writing and Trauma — an Exercise in Healing

August 22, 2011


Little Declan Jace I have friends, Jason and Kim, who just lost their baby boy, Declan Jace, yesterday. My heart grieves for them. You see, they found Declan in his bed not breathing several days ago, rushed him to the hospital, and the terrible saga began. “How does this relate to writing?” you might ask. […]

How to Stay on Target

July 4, 2011


Guest Post by Christine Speno @ Those of us who are self-employed or working virtually may have a particular hard job of staying on task.  This is especially true if you work from a home office.  I know for me, I have to set boundaries so that I don’t let distractions interfere with my work […]

8 Easy Steps to Warm up Cold Calls

June 6, 2011


Guest post by Jennifer Woodard @ … The biggest obstacle when starting a freelance business is getting your first clients. Everyone is touting social media marketing and it is a great way to connect with potential clients but it can take time to see the efforts of social media marketing bring in paying clients. One […]

Know Your Worth!

May 23, 2011


Guest Post by Samantha Bangayan … If you’re just starting off as a freelance writer, it can be difficult to gauge how much you should be paid. A lot of freelance writers seem to be doing well making around $10 to $15 per article with content-creating companies, such as Demand Studios — who manages […]

Who Do YOU Think You Are?

February 1, 2011


Who do you think YOU are? This post kind of dovetails into yesterday’s in a way. A few years ago, when I began writing web content, I consistently ran into the name of a certain web-content writer. I won’t say who this writer is, nor will I reveal this person’s gender, so I will simply […]