Could Be a Fortune Cookie

Do you want to hear something ironic? My freelance writing career is booming these days – a recent development, one that did not occur until after I found a “real” job that I love. And, just like when I was hired here, I wasn’t even pursuing new work. They came to me. Universe, you amuseContinue reading “Could Be a Fortune Cookie”

7 Steps to Writing for a Living

One of my readers asked me a question last week after hearing the good news about my new writing job, and it’s something I’d love to address. I was actually going to mention it in the post anyway, but I was already getting pretty long-winded. A writer needs to know when to edit, too. TheContinue reading “7 Steps to Writing for a Living”

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

I broke up with somebody this morning. We hadn’t been together long – just a couple of months – and I suppose our relationship was like so many others. It burned with a white-hot intensity and passion at first, but the novelty wore off quickly. Our 7 encounters a week dwindled to 4, and beforeContinue reading “Breaking Up Is Hard To Do”

In Orbit Around Planet Freelance

Sooner or later, it was bound to happen. You can only put out feelers for so long without…well, without getting felt. Yesterday dawned like any other, as routine as I’ve become accustomed to these past six weeks. I got up around 8:00 – my body’s internal alarm clock usually goes off around this time, giveContinue reading “In Orbit Around Planet Freelance”