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You Can’t Please Everyone. And It’s Okay – Really.

"There's a human being on the other end of your tweet. So please type with kindess."- Kat Edison, The Bold Type

Sometimes Freelancing is Lonely

"Feeling lonely is fine. Staying this way forever is not."- Maxime Legacé Freelancing is amazing and I love it...

Hustle Culture: The Hamster Wheel of Exhaustion

"Your worth is not measured by your productivity."- Unknown We live in a culture that really praises and rewards...

Lockdown Isn’t a Creative Retreat

"I think the reason Shakespeare managed to write King Lear while a plague was going on is primarily because he didn’t...

Yes, You Are a Writer

You fail only if you stop writing- Ray Bradbury I struggled with this question many times over the...

Writing Goals for 2021

"A goal without a plan is just a wish."- Antoine de Saint-Exupery I'm not a big fan of new...

My Top Reads of 2020

She read books as one would breathe air, to fill up and live- Annie Dillard There are many things...

Don’t Be Freelance If…

"Don't freelance to make a living, freelance to make a life."- Joel Klettke I'm always espousing the benefits...

Meet My Home Office

"Don't work from bed. You want your bed to be a place of peace and calm, not work stress."- Liz Grossman Kitoyi

Gifts for Writers: What to Give the Writer In Your Life for Christmas

"A writer is a world trapped in a person."- Victor Hugo I get asked this all the time -...

6 Things You Need to Know About Your Protagonist

"Plot springs from character."- Anne Lamott Are you writing fiction? If so, you need to know your protagonist(s)...

Home, Coffee Shop, or Coworking Space?

One of the wonderful things about freelancing is the ability to work from wherever you want. Of course, this is not quite...

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Things You Must Not Neglect When You Go Self-Employed

Us self-employed folks tend to be pretty single-minded. And that can be a strength! Without laser focus and hyper dedication to our...

Lesser Known Symptoms of Burnout

"Burnout is what happens when you try to avoid being human for too long."- Michael Gungor As I...

Monthly Wrap-Up: March 2021

Well, here we are again at the end of the month and it's time for another wrap-up! I hope you've all had...

Knowing When to Stop

"There's a big difference between giving up and knowing when to stop."- Unknown For various reasons, I'm currently making...