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

Wrapping up This Year & Planning for Next Year

It’s the time of year when I begin reflecting on what I’ve accomplished and what goals I never got to, among other things. You’ll notice goal planning, Yule, Christmas, and New Year posts coming up on the Facebook page, and those will help you to get started on the coming Continue Reading

Been Busy, Busy, Busy. How About You?

That happened to me recently. I’ve been writing a new manuscript for this site, to share with you, and I’ve been working on a fiction book. I have also been building a new website for my works of fiction. Busy, busy, busy. Sometimes I get a little carried away with Continue Reading

Are You Meeting Your Goals?

As I sit at my desk sipping chamomile tea, a Caribbean spice scented candle burning behind me, and the movie Wild Hogs playing in the background, I am wondering how many of you are meeting your goals for the year. Linda Formichelli is publishing her book How to Do It Continue Reading

What are You Most Excited about this Year?

The possibilities for a freelance career seem endless to me. How about you? The ability to meld more than one passion together is also quite impressive. What does your freelance career look like? Are you doing just one thing, such as copywriting? Or are you combining different things? I’m combining Continue Reading

Now That It’s Getting Colder…

If you read my posts Take Your Business Outside This Fall and Benefits of Working Outside, you know that I don’t really like being stuck inside working on nice days. I want to be inside more and more, where it is warm and cozy, and still spend some time outside Continue Reading

Notebooks: Keeping Track of Ideas

Keeping track of ideas is important. After all, these ideas are what will keep your blogs, channels, websites, and more going when you need to add more content.  You don’t want to lose the ideas you come up with, but it is near impossible to get to all of them Continue Reading

My Notebook: How it Helps. What it is Helping With

Not long ago, I discovered Leonie Dawson. She is so upbeat, and works hard to motivate people. Because of my horrible memory, I do not remember whether I got this idea from one of her blog posts or a YouTube video, but a notebook was brought to my attention. One 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

Writing While on Vacation

I recently took a mini vacation from my job at The Inn to visit my daughter and her boyfriend for her birthday. It was an enjoyable visit, and I got much accomplished for the writing business. The bus ride from Bangor to Caribou, then from Caribou to Old Town on Continue Reading