20 Halloween Writing and Photography Prompts

Autumn brings a sense of renewal, as well as ghosts and goblins, to our lives and our communities. Writers begin to stay inside more, and are looking for fresh article, story, and poetry ideas. These suggestions based around the Halloween theme will get you started: For the Fiction Writer Write Continue Reading

Overcoming Writers Block Part 3

Over the last couple of days I have posted Overcoming Writers Block Part 1, as well as Part 2. Part 1 mentioned how I use television and movies to come up with writing ideas, and part 2 discussed how I use my reading to accomplish the same task. In this Continue Reading

Autumn Writing Ideas

This time of year, we think about what to write about using an autumn theme. There are many options for the well-rounded writer. This list is meant to get you started. Feel free to expand on these ideas, or come up with your own.     Write a novella about Continue Reading

Writing Prompts for Halloween

  It is not too late to begin writing on the topic of Halloween. You can pull off one or more of these projects for this year, or work on more throughout the year to prepare for next Halloween. These ideas are meant to get you started. Let your imagination Continue Reading

New Ideas

I have so many ideas floating around in my head I don’t know what to do with them all. I have a running list (or, um, lists) of ideas for this writing business… and story lines and eBook ideas, etc. I never seem to have enough to accomplish things. Not Continue Reading

Working on Fiction

The beauty of a freelance career is that we can write (or otherwise work on) what we want. I love to write short stories, and finished my first book of short stories in 2011. It is in the editing stages, then will likely be published as an eBook. I am Continue Reading

Writing Ahead

Work at The Inn takes a downturn during the winter months, but picks back up in the spring. While work is slow, I would like to get ahead on my writing by writing and scheduling a lot of what I will need to do through next fall. With my blogs, Continue Reading

Using Revenue Share Sites to Lead People to Your Site

The use of revenue sites is a way in which you can market/promote yourself and your web site. Do this not necessarily by linking to your site in the article itself, but by using your name and a link to your site in the bio. If you cannot do this Continue Reading

Me on BlogHer.com

I recently published the article 10 Tips to Balancing a Freelance Career with Your Life on BlogHer.com. It is often difficult to balance a freelance career with everything else that is going on in your life, but it is not impossible. Another article that I published through the same outlet Continue Reading

Freelancer’s: How Do You Celebrate Earth Day?

There are many ways to celebrate Earth Day, and I am wondering just what all of you do to tread lightly on our beautiful Earth. I am doing (or learning to do) a number of things as far as my freelance business goes. Any or all of these may be Continue Reading