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

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

Book Review: How to Do It All: The Revolutionary Plan to Create a Full, Meaningful Life

How to Do It All: The Revolutionary Plan to Create a Full, Meaningful Life – While Only Occasionally Wanting to Poke Your Eyes Out With a Sharpie Posted to Amazon.com June 21, 2016 Linda is one of my favorite authors on the topic of freelance writing and building a freelance Continue Reading

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

6 Ways to Use Evernote

I first learned of Evernote from Angela Booth, and I’ve been using it ever since. There are so many things it is good for, using it will never get old. I quickly started creating projects, using a different notebook within the program for each one. Here are some ways to Continue Reading

Doing Risky Things

I’ve always wanted to write fiction, and I love writing nonfiction. I want to be able to write what I want, when I want. Some stories a writer chooses to publish might be a little ‘riskier’ than others, for one reason or another. I recently published Alone, a story I Continue Reading

Don’t Just Sit There! Meet Your Freelance Goals

It happens all too often. We start out the new year thinking this will be the year we meet our goals. We may even give it a good try, but by the end of February the realization that we haven’t done anything in weeks to get us closer to those Continue Reading

I’ve Made Mistakes

We all have, right? We think we know exactly what is needed in order to get things done, then realize what we thought we knew isn’t going to work. Something didn’t happen, or we misunderstood things. Whatever the cause, something did not work out as planned. This is fine. I 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

Meeting My Writing Goals

How are you doing with your goals? Are you working diligently to meet them? I hope so, because I’d like to think you are enjoying the process as much as I am. I’ve been working so hard on my goals this year; on things I’ve wanted to accomplish for the Continue Reading