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[13 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Let Others Expand Your Time

“What do you do that someone else could do for you?” The answers to this question can mean more profits in your writing business.

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[13 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Details and the Story

A universe of details. Picking them out like in the night sky.

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[13 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
You Are What You Read

I’m doing a fast. Cutting news from my mental diet altogether. No newspapers, weekly magazines, online news sites, or TV news.

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[13 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Sometimes A New Design For A Writer Is Premature

I love the new business card my designer created for me. It’s warm, beautiful and a wonderful expression of who I am.

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[9 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
Random Acts of Free Writing

In a random act of gratitude, I gave away 15 hours of free writing work this year. Ten hours to one client, five hours to another.

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[2 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Chop Wood, Carry Water Days

I had great things to write; I was blessed with excellent projects; I loved my clients, I was grateful for all my work. But I couldn’t get anything done.

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[1 Jul 2010 | No Comment | ]
Making Fried Rice (and Writing)

My boyfriend showed me how to make fried rice last night. It was a wonderful batch, filled with turkey Spam, eggs, onions, peas and parsley.

In the process, I gained some insights about writing, too.

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[19 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Punching into My Own Timeclock

As a freelance writer, it’s easy to have all the time in the world, all the flexibility in the world, all the freedom to piss away your hours, so you don’t know how you spent the days. A timesheet keeps me accountable – to me.

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[19 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
When Multimedia Buries the Story

By Helen Kaiao Chang
See original story on AboutFreelanceWriting.com
These days, multimedia skills are almost as important as writing. Whether you are a blogger, journalist, editor or author, chances are that your work is enhanced by good photography, sound and video.
You may …

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[19 Jun 2010 | No Comment | ]
Lady Gaga’s “Bad Romance” for Writers

Have you had a “Bad Romance” a la Lady Gaga – with writing clients?