Write Now, Publish Later

This article was originally posted to the blog on January 13, 2013. It has been updated and was added to the content of my recent eBook, Organize Your Space and Stuff. All of the pre-2015 organizational articles, with the exception of What is Your Theme Word? Mine is Prepare were 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

Back-to-School: Preparing Your Business And Your Family For A Smooth Transition

Many freelancers limit the amount of time they spend on work during the summer months, to fit more easily with their family’s schedule. Understandable. We want to spend time with them, enjoying activities and downtime together. When the time comes for children to go back to school, the freelancer resumes Continue Reading

Are You Stuck?

I think we all feel stuck sometimes. A lack of motivation. Why does this happen? Maybe because we need to slow down, smell the roses, enjoy that cup of tea while looking out the window. Maybe this happens because we aren’t giving ourselves enough of a break. It is important Continue Reading

Make Time to Write

It is important that we, as writers, make time to write. I know there are many other aspects to the writing life that we need to concentrate on, such as: Marketing Promotion Editing Scheduling Social Media But we aren’t going to get far in our careers if we do not Continue Reading

Schedule Time for Marketing and Promotion

One of my goals for Year 4 is to learn more about marketing and promotion. As a writer, I prefer the act of writing. I do not generally even like to think about M or P. Seriously. The whole thing seems too much like work to me 😉 At any Continue Reading

Welcome to Year 4!

Last year was a big year for me, in many ways. I am very pleased with my accomplishments, that have set me up for a great Year 4 🙂 This year I start off being used to working with the two factors listed in the Year 3 Wrap Up post, Continue Reading

A Freelance Schedule, of Sorts

I do not have one set schedule that I follow on a regular basis. My business activities are based on the weather, actually. This is because: I do not drive. I do not have internet at home right now. I walk to Old Town to use wireless each day, weather Continue Reading

But, I Don’t Want to Write Today

Most of us have days when we do not want to work, no matter what type of job we have. It is no different for a freelance writer. Some mornings you just can’t seem to get motivated. I felt this way yesterday. There was a family crisis and I just Continue Reading