Be Prepared for Slow Times

There may be times when business is slow or comes to a halt, either because you wanted it that way or because there is going to be a month or two when people just aren’t buying whatever services you are selling. Perhaps you get injured, your life partner gets laid 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

Take Breaks

It is important not to get so into your work that you do not take breaks throughout the day, week, month, and year. Every person needs at least a few minutes here and there to rejuvenate, mentally and emotionally, physically, personally, and for work. Doing so will put you in Continue Reading

NaNoWriMo: Keepin’ it Real, Keepin’ it Healthy

Embed from Getty Images With NaNoWriMo starting November 1st, it is a good idea to start thinking about how to get through that month as smoothly as possible. We want to come through the other end in relatively good health, physically and mentally. November, after all, is a darn stressful, Continue Reading

My Top 10 Tips for the Freelance Writer

  Freelance writing is not always easy. It can be time consuming, and sometimes we may not know where to go from the point we are at. The important thing is to keep going. Here are my top 10 tips to help you along your way: Write first. Spend the Continue Reading

Staying Healthy

Staying healthy is an important aspect of life. It can be difficult to do this when you have a solitary freelance career, depending on your concentration. A writer spends a lot of time sitting. A photographer may not be placing themselves in enough social situations. There are many areas of Continue Reading

Freelancer’s: Walking for Health and Career Ideas

As a freelance writer, I would sit in front of the computer writing all day if I didn’t make myself get up and move. When I say all day, I mean it – 10:00 A.M. to 10:00 P.M. would not be uncommon, getting up to use the bathroom when necessary, Continue Reading

Freelancer’s: Take Your Office Outside

My favorite place to work is the park.  I love working by the river, and watching the children play. I am always more productive when I am there. Though I do not have a laptop at this point, I find plenty to do while I am working away from home. Continue Reading