Invisible Friends Are for Kids and Crazy People

The following article is a guest contribution from Princess Jones of Diary of a Mad Freelancer.  As a firm believer in freelancing the way you want, I try to stay away from stereotyping my peers. But I have noticed--and maybe you have, too--that freelancers tend to...

So, You’re a Working Mom?

There was an interesting comment in a recent article of mine that made me think. Another mom-who-happens-to-work-at-home mentioned that she “just can’t call herself a WAHM.” It made me smile for a couple of reasons. One - I smiled because I suspect I know exactly why...

2012 New Year's Resolutions

Happy New Year! It's hard to believe it's another new year already. I usually have my goals and resolutions set by late October or early November. But I'm a bit late to the game this year. In fact, I've been somewhat absent here for months. I had a crazy year in 2011....

Ramp up your Marketing in the New Year

Are you comfortable with your current marketing plan? If not, there is no better time than now to make the necessary changes. As soon as the calendar turns over to 2012, you will want to focus your time and effort on marketing your freelance writing business through a...

New Business, New You

I’m not sure how much of a mother’s personality comes from her career, her children, her life perspective or her own personality traits that have been recessed since everything else came along. I have plenty of friends who don’t have a career inside or outside of the...

Print Writing And The Holidays

If you are trying to break into print writing, the holiday season can be friend or foe, depending on how you use it. Over the years it has been my experience that trying to query in the period from Thanksgiving until around the Superbowl is a huge waste of time. That...
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