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

Keep Moving Forward

Do you ever feel like you’ll never be as successful as you want? Completely overwhelmed with everything you have taken on? Like you have taken on too much? If so, maybe it is time to sit back, reevaluate your priorities, make a plan, and then move forward. Are you ready? Continue Reading

My New Planner

If you think a regular planner will work for you, great. This article will aid you in setting one up for your business. I used one for a couple of years, and it helped me in organizing what needed to be done. However, I think I felt too much pressure 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

Journaling/Blogging the 4 Week Write Your Own E-Book Challenge

I love to journal and to blog, and feel that it is important to do so when taking challenges because I can keep track of all aspects of the challenge, from questions I have to emotions that I am feeling. Doing so also helps me to follow along, and provides Continue Reading

Use Your Holiday Memories

On the 26th of December, I suggested that you record your holiday memories. Now I want to suggest that you use these writings as the base for your writing – at least for the next few days. Why? Because the memories are fresh in your mind. You can pull your Continue Reading

Record Your Holiday Memories

Now is the time to record your memories from the holiday season. All the school plays and concerts. The holiday parties. The evenings reading Christmas or Yule stories by the fire. Think about the events, the characters of the people involved, and the emotions of the season. Start a journal, Continue Reading

Do You Journal?

I have a habit of journaling in one form or another on a fairly regular basis. Recently, I was doing this using the Be A Better Me Challenge tasks as the prompts, and the experience has helped me to better see who I am as a person. The whole experience Continue Reading

Why I Love to Work at the Park

There are many places a freelancer might choose to work. From home. At the beach. In a cafe. My all time favorite place to set up my laptop, journal or write stories is at the park. Specifically, the Riverfront Park in Old Town, Maine. It is a truly beautiful place. 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