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Deck the Halls with Freelance Writing

Deck the Halls with Freelance Writing

Deck the blogs with tons of leads Fa-la-la-la-la-la-la-la-la Tis the season to take heed, Fa la la la la, la la la la. To the tips, advice and wisdom, Fa la la, la la la, la la la. Troll the boards making friends, Fa la la la la, la la la la. Search the archives, thoughts and surveys, Fa la la la la, la la la la. Ask Jodee about your queries. Fa la la la la, la la la la. Noemi leads in grammar guidance, Fa la la la la, la la la la. While Jonathan talks legal countenance, [Read more…]

Shocking Tales of Unexpected Success

Shocking Tales of Unexpected Success

Tell your story. Oh, and just to encourage participation, I'll tack on a prize. The best story wins a free copy of The Concert for Bangladesh on DVD. You get Harrison, Clapton, Preston, Dylan and even Ringo in their full bearded 1971 glory!

I Love Indexed

I Love Indexed

There are a number of web sites that I absolutely love, but I just don’t visit all that often.  The main reason is that I know each of these sites could easily suck away any number of hours from my week.  Interestingly, many of them involve animals: Stuff on My Cat Cute Overload I Can Has Cheeseburger Some of them are snarky: Passive Aggressive Notes People of Walmart And some of them are downright tragic: FMyLife Texts from Last Night Hm, maybe I should list People of Walmart again… There are some, however, that are just so cool that even though [Read more…]

Maybe I Just Don't Test Well…

Maybe I Just Don't Test Well...

Aw, gee.  I’ve mentioned time and time again on this blog that I consider myself to be a “word-nerd.”  I love to use superfluous words, and I am a fiend for a compound sentence.  In addition, I love to read and to rend some deep meaning out of the words and passages of classic literature.  For an American, I’m pretty well-read. Or so I thought. I took this simple little quiz and was appalled at my results.  There were 17 quotes listed, and in the 5 minutes provided, I could only identify 7 of them.  (They even had the author’s [Read more…]

Freelancing in Real Life

Freelancing in Real Life

As I’ve mentioned a few times now, and will probably continue to mention until the novelty of a new baby wears off, I just had my second child.  Obviously, I had a little advanced warning that this major disruption would be happening to my schedule.  All of my clients were put on notice… After all, I was planning to take the month of October off, with only this blog to “worry” about.  So, everyone else was told that I’d do as much as I could for them, up to the last possible moment, but that I was off limits as [Read more…]

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Medium Large

While it probably comes as no big surprise to any of you, I haven’t had as much free time as usual lately to surf the Internet collecting the URLs of things that make me LOL.  It’s not really the new baby as much as it is the toddler I already had.  The new one seems to actually grasp the concept of sleeping, something her big sister still resists on a daily basis.  Perhaps that’s why I’m actually in the office, 15 days after giving birth, with the newest family member sleeping in the car seat next to my desk. I [Read more…]

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