4 Keys to Success in the New Year

In a previous post, I wrote about wrapping up this year so we can move on and continue building on our successes next year. I discussed how I do this, in hopes it would be helpful to you. There are other things I found I needed to do this past Continue Reading

5 Steps to Help You Relax this Holiday Season

Many of us work more than we should, and some of us are holding down another job while building a freelance career. On top of that we have family, friends, and home responsibilities, and we’re getting ready for the holiday season. Often we end up wearing ourselves out, possibly getting Continue Reading

Why I Wrote for Examiner.com

While my main goal is to be earning a full living from my writing at some point, money is not the only reason I write. I also write to help others. By getting information out to people who may need it, I feel like I’m contributing to a greater good. Continue Reading

Time to Spring Clean Your Career!

I don’t know about you, but I love the sunny days of spring. We happen to be having one such day now, though it has been cloudy most of the month so far. Thankful for today, I’ve decided a post on spring cleaning our careers is in order. What are Continue Reading

Published! Organize Your Space and Stuff

Wow! It has been such a crazy, busy year so far. And it is only February 7th. Now, with four stories published and this book, I’m feeling incredibly accomplished. All the work that kept me up late nights last year is paying off in the form of these five eBooks Continue Reading

What do I Enjoy Most About Writing?

When I’m in the process of writing, I’m not thinking about anything else. No matter where I am, inside or out, I’m in a zone. Anything could happen around me, and I’d most likely be oblivious. Because of this, I actually get quite relaxed. I’m not always one to relax, Continue Reading

Do You Print Before Editing?

Everyone is different. From how they write to how they edit and publish material, each person does things their own way. I, for instance, rarely print an article or blog post. I do have them saved in my documents, but I edit them on-screen. However, I always print at least 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

Take Some Downtime

Downtime is important for you, your business, and your creative mind. Taking time away from your freelance business provides your body and your mind with the break needed to rest and rejuvenate. How long should downtime be? That depends on you. First, consider taking at least one day off each Continue Reading

Promoting Your Articles Using Digg

Digg is a social website specifically for posting news type items. This site is very helpful in getting the word out about our articles and newsworthy blog posts. I use my Digg account to promote many of the posts on this blog, placing them under the Business topic. Many of Continue Reading