Here’s What Happens When You Stay Focused

Depending on the time of year, I write at different places. At home, at my other job, at the cafe down the street, or outside at the park or in the gardens. These places each have their benefits. Continue Reading

5 Minutes to a Better Morning: Planning & Setting Up the Night Before

There are many pros to this practice, including:

* Being more organized.
* Being able to start your day more quickly, without feeling bogged down by the smaller things.
*Idea generation in the evening, once you know what you’re plans are.
* More ideas in the morning before you even get started. Continue Reading

New Year Goal: Stop Multitasking

Sadly, I’ve done this far too much. Been in the middle of so many things that I’ve lost track of where I was, or completely forgotten some of the things I was supposed to be doing. Only to look at my multiple lists later on and realize I hadn’t accomplished Continue Reading

Wrapping up This Year & Planning for Next Year

It’s the time of year when I begin reflecting on what I’ve accomplished and what goals I never got to, among other things. You’ll notice goal planning, Yule, Christmas, and New Year posts coming up on the Facebook page, and those will help you to get started on the coming Continue Reading

Freelance Ponderings and Advice, The Archives

I’ve been wanting to move my newsletter, Freelance Ponderings and Advice, from Tumblr for quite some time. I love Tumblr and plan to use it in the future, but I needed a little more creative freedom with the newsletter. I think the new platform will work better. I chose to Continue Reading

5 Ways For Freelancers To Enjoy Autumn While Staying Productive

I don’t know about you, but if I work inside too much during the autumn months I find myself staring out the window at the pretty scenery, daydreaming rather than writing, far too often. Numerous times a day even. I feel like I just need to be out there, rather Continue Reading

No NaNoWriMo for Me this Year

Why? I want to finish up some things. I have a nonfiction book (for this blog) I want to publish in the next couple of months, plus 4 short stories. That is a lot of work, without adding the pressure of needing to write 50,000 words in 30 days. First Continue Reading

Take Your Business Outside This Fall

With fall upon us, we want to enjoy the remainder of the good weather. All too soon winter will be here, and we’ll want to be inside where it is warm. Why not take your work out the porch, or even into the yard at a picnic table now? I Continue Reading

Benefits Of Working Outside

Have I mentioned that I love taking my work outside? I do. I love being out in the fresh air. Unfortunately, I rent. My neighbors don’t stop to think that I may be too busy to hang out when they notice me out there typing away. So I cannot work Continue Reading

Let’s Get Those Projects Finished Before The Holidays

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been busily working toward getting some projects done before the holidays. There are some things that I want to complete before Thanksgiving and the other holidays, in an effort to have less to do from mid-autumn through just after the new year. What Continue Reading