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

Editing, Editing, and More Editing

I spent a couple of months doing some editing for my sisters, which has cut into my own writing and editing time. It is good, however, to take a break from your own projects once in a while, and to work on something else.   I did get a chance Continue Reading

Tips for Becoming a Freelance Writer

Becoming a freelance writer may seem confusing, but it really isn’t. There is a lot that goes into building this type of career, yes, but you can take it slow, getting your feet wet before jumping in head first. Build up to it. Don’t be too hard on yourself. Write. Continue Reading

Do You Have What it Takes to Become a Freelance Writer?

Becoming a freelance writer sounds easy enough. Getting to work from home, on your own time, and (maybe) even being there for your family. However, this is not necessarily the case. Freelancing takes time. You may still need to keep your day job, keep up with household and family responsibilities, Continue Reading

What is Your Theme Word? Mine is Prepare.

This is the updated version of the article, as it is seen in my book Organize Your Space and Stuff. The old version has been deleted. The previous organizational articles from the blog have been deleted, edited, and updated, and are now in the eBook. I was reading a post Continue Reading

NaNoWriMo 2012

I have previously took the NaNoWriMo challenge and completed it, and I am planning to take the challenge again this year for a work of fiction. November 2012 is NaNoWriMo! Will you join in? Today is Pre-NanoPrep Day, and I am here at the library finding out what I am 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

5 Ideas for Your Freelance Writing Career

A freelance writing career is a rewarding one. It can also be much fun, depending on what you are writing. A successful career takes time to build, so you can slowly add new activities to it over time. Here are a few ideas to get you started. Implement them at Continue Reading

A Quick Note on the Manuscript

I finished the first draft of one of the manuscripts that I am working on. Very exciting! It still needs some editing, but is all formatted and ready to go otherwise. The title of the book is Tales from the Mountain, which is one book in the Tales of Darkness Continue Reading

A New Year: Freelance Writing, the Second Year

My second year as a full-time freelance writer began last May, though I wasn’t doing a whole lot. At that point I was having some medical issues that were impeding my productivity. Over the winter, spring and summer of 2010, my blogging for each venue (Including How to Live the Continue Reading