Book Review: 2015 Guide to Self-Publishing, Revised Edition, The Most Comprehensive Guide to Self-Publishing

Each year, with income taxes, I do something that has the potential to help me further my writing. This year I bought a book. Not just any book, but one on self-publishing. Why? Because I am going to be publishing a series of four short stories, hopefully by the end Continue Reading

All Time Best Articles and More on How to Live the Freelance Life

I know I recently published the Top 10 Posts of 2014, but I also wanted to do something a little different this year. I decided to go all the way back to the beginning to see what the most popular items for this blog have been since I started it. Continue Reading

A Freelancer’s Window Garden

With the groundhog telling is that spring will be early, our thoughts may be  turning to gardening at this point. I know, it will still be some time before we get to go out into the yard and plant, but we are able to enjoy the act of gardening now if we choose. How? Continue Reading

Freelance Writers and Relaxation

In general, a career may bring a lot of stress into your life. When you are working for yourself, it is likely that there will be even more stress. At least some of the time. Scheduled, or non scheduled, days of relaxation will help with this issue. How does relaxation Continue Reading

Should I Specialize?

As a freelance writer, one of the important things to think about is whether or not you should specialize in one particular area – often called a niche.   (Niches may also be broken down into micro niches, where you write about one aspect of a given topic.) When I began Continue Reading