Give Your Business a New Year Gift

Are you thinking about ways to expand on your business this year? Or maybe you want your family to be involved in your business efforts? Consider getting your business a gift this year. After all, who knows what your business really needs better than you. I’ve given my business a Continue Reading

Feeling Overwhelmed Financially at the Holidays? And a Challenge

There’s so much going on during the holiday season that it is common to feel overwhelmed financially and otherwise. It is a shame, really, that we have to feel this way during a time when we should be concentrating on family and friends. Clients pay late (sometimes even after the Continue Reading

It’s That Crazy, Busy Time of Year

The holiday season is now in full swing. As freelancers, we are busy trying to keep up with all aspects of our lives. Family and friends. Holiday parties. Special events. Cooking and baking. Shopping. Gift wrapping. Freelancing. Taking care of our homes, and ourselves. There doesn’t seem to be enough Continue Reading

I Bought Myself a Present, How About You?

Each year, during the months of November and December, I think about what I might want to get myself for Yule. I am single, so I can’t count on anyone to get me what I really want. And sometimes I do not know what I want until I see it, Continue Reading

20 Yule Writing Prompts

Yule is not far off. If you haven’t done so already, you may want to center some of your writing around this important sabbat. The ideas here will aid you in getting started, then try to branch out and see what else you can think up. Fiction Prompts Write about Continue Reading

My NaNoWriMo Prep Week 2014

Not much time left to prepare for NaNoWriMo! In the past I have done Prep-Days: My NaNoWriMo Prep Day 2013 What I did on My Pre-NaNo Day This year, however, I have not yet been able to find a single day to do all the prepping. Therefore, I have been Continue Reading

Yule Writing Prompts

    Yule is celebrated on December 21st this year. It is the first day of winter. The winter solstice. Yule is a day for family, friends, and feasting. It is about the rebirth of the Oak King. And, to a lesser extent, there may be gifts given at this Continue Reading

Record Your Holiday Memories

Now is the time to record your memories from the holiday season. All the school plays and concerts. The holiday parties. The evenings reading Christmas or Yule stories by the fire. Think about the events, the characters of the people involved, and the emotions of the season. Start a journal, Continue Reading

Taking a Break (of sorts) for the Holidays

Happy Holidays to all of you! Tomorrow is Yule, Christmas Eve and Christmas day are the 24th & 25th, and then the New year is upon us. During that time, you will see a decrease in the number of posts – don’t worry, the frequency will pick back up again Continue Reading

9 Writing Ideas for Yule

You may be wondering what you will write about during December, what with the abundance of holidays that are being celebrated. Yule is a good topic to start with. Not only a Pagan Sabbat, Yule is also the first day of winter. In 2011, Yule is December 22. Though the Continue Reading