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Wednesday, January 10, 2007

Writing Tips: Uncle Same Wants His Cut - Taxes Do's and Don'ts

If you are anything like me, you are still figuring out how all this tax stuff works when you own your own business. If you are even more like me, you feel uncomfortable paying someone else to do something you yourself are fully capable of doing. For me personally, though, I think last Easter would... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, January 2, 2007

My New Year's Writing (and Small Business) Resolutions

These are the ones I've decided to adopt for the year 2-doubleO-7... You should consider adopting them too! 1. Stay on top of my invoices. Once I confirm that a project is out the door and the client requires no further edits, I will be happily sending along my invoices. 2. Keep organized with... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, December 19, 2006

WHO CARES ABOUT WRITING, ANYWAY?!

I don't feel like writing this blog at all right now, but only because I am sooo tired! I just did a TON of writing stuff tonight. One major project, two newspaper articles, a small web article and submitted 3 articles to a Web site. So obviously, I CARE about writing. hehe. Writing - and house... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, November 29, 2006

Freelance Writing: Six Tips to Getting It DONE

Procrastinators unite! 1. Avoid distractions. 2. Stop snacking...at least until you get it done. 3. Set miniature goals and reward yourself when you achieve them. 4. Try the alarm clock approach. Work very hard for 15 minutes or a half hour, and then take a five minute break when the alarm goes off.... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, November 22, 2006

Writing Tip of the Night: Network with Other Writers

Whether you are just getting started as a writer or whether you've been in the field for quite some time, networking with others in the industry can work wonders. Here are some benefits of working with other writers: 1. You scratch my back, I'll scratch yours. When you network, you can trade... Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, November 13, 2006

Writing Tip of the Night: SLEEP

When you get ALL your work done... When you get SOME of your work done... When you are just too darn tired to get ANY work done... SLEEP. Sign in to see full entry.

Monday, November 6, 2006

Freelance Writing Tip: Deadlines for Dummies

Want to know how to ensure that you always get your article in to your editor on time? Follow these two simple steps and you should be set! 1. Never - and I repeat - NEVER tell your interview subject exactly when your article is due. In fact, don't even tell him or her when you would like to have it... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, October 24, 2006

For Fionajean (10 Motivation and Inspiration writing tips)

This post is meant for Fionajean, but if I know bloggers, and I do, there are a couple more of you reading this post. And that's quite all right, because the information I'm about to share should be helpful for anyone and everyone! Believe me when I say that I know what it feels like to lose... Sign in to see full entry.

Tuesday, October 17, 2006

Writing Tip of the Night: Answer to No One...well, besides your editor!

Every once in a while, one of my interview subjects asks, or expects, to be able to read my article prior to publication. I become a bit miffed, as my gut instinct screams, This is my job; just let me do it. I just want to be able to write my stories - MY STORIES - and submit them for publication... Sign in to see full entry.

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Freelance Writing Tip: Your Personal Guarantee to Make Money by Writing

Freelance writing - what a dream! To be a freelance writer, you don't necessarily need to be at the right place at the right time. You don't have to be a complete and utter prodigy, and you needn't be a savvy businessperson, either. What you must be, is dedicated. You must make a commitment - a... Sign in to see full entry.

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