Fun Personal Projects for Writers: Easy Desk Decorations for Winter

We can be creative in more than one way. Why not let our creativity shine through by crafting and doing things other than writing. Continue Reading

Fun Personal Projects for Writers: Create a Fun Newsletter

I like to write newsletters. I have two that I write with each seasonal change: Freelance Ponderings and Advice Frugal Recipes Happenings I used to write a homeschool one as well, when I homeschooled my daughters, and had a parents newsletter for my daycare. They are fun to create, and Continue Reading

Fun Personal Projects for Writers: Contemplating Life’s Questions

Once in a while I look up questions online. Questions about life, success, whatever might be interesting to write about. I think it is fun, and I’m betting at least a few of you do as well. Why not start a journal for life’s question. Get yourself a nice journal, Continue Reading

Break Away!

Do your own thing. What others do works for them, not necessarily for you. You are your own person, learning and living and working in your own way. And this is a good thing! No one really wants to be a carbon copy of someone else. Your next course of Continue Reading

Fun Personal Projects for Writers: Vision Boards

What do you want to accomplish with your freelance business? Your personal life? Education? What are your end goals? Where do you want to end up? Take a good look at what you want your future to look like. Take notes over the next week or two. Leaf through magazines Continue Reading

Get Out and Do Things

Getting out to do things is as important a part of life as family, friends, and working toward career goals. It is not good to stay inside all the time, even though some winters are so bad you can’t help it. I know. I have asthma, and extreme cold keeps Continue Reading

Fun Personal Projects or Writers: Journal a Scrapbook

 Not always, but often, freelancers enjoy other creative outlets. Today I want to introduce you to the concept of journaling a scrapbook. I love to journal, and I love to scrapbook, so my scrapbook pages always have journaling cards. You do not have to do anything special. Simply attach a Continue Reading

Creating a Freelance Business

A freelance career can be a fun and rewarding one. Keep in mind that it takes a good 3 to 5 years to build a successful business, and be prepared to spend many, many hours a week working at it. It is wise to keep your ‘day job’ for at Continue Reading