Going Green in Your Writing Office

Bring up the topic of green living and people think recycling and light bulbs. These are, of course, important parts of caring for the environment, but they are not the only things each of us can do to save, reduce and reuse resources. The office presents several opportunities to lessen our personal impact on the […]

Fix Your Toxic Writing Environment

There are two sides to the writer debate – those who require certain comforts and those who can write in the middle of a toxic dump. I’d argue both types are just as likely to have hazardous work environments. Your office could be making you sick, or at the very least, decreasing your productivity. The […]

When Freelance Writers Need a Wake Up Call

In order to encourage the freelancer writers in this community, I like to keep the tone light and positive. Though I don’t take the “in your face” approach to blogging, I’ll agree that there are plenty of times when freelance writes need to have the truth laid out for them in order to view all […]

WorkingNaked.net Announces Home Office Contest

What does your home office look like? Share the details with WorkingNaked.net and you can win a bunch of great prizes, including: Fellowes PS-79Ci Cross-Cut 100% Jam Proof Shredder Epson WorkForce 610 Elfa products from The Container Store ($250 value) Library edition binders from Russell + Hazel Home Office Solutions: Creating a Space that Works […]

Writing Through Chaos: The REAL Truth About Working from Home

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Last week New Jersey schools closed in order for teachers and other educators to attend the NJEA convention. Mind you, this conference is only two days, but because parents usually take their kids out of school for the entire week anyway, the schools shut down for the entire week this year. Clearly, we have our […]

Is Your ‘WAHMiness’ Getting in the Way?

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“I’m not looking for a WAHM,” the potential client told me. “I’m looking for a writer.” Whoa. Does that mean that work at home moms can’t be writers?  While you and I both know that there are hundreds of talented WAHMs earning a very good living, the truth is, we get a bum rap.  People […]

Freelance Writing Jobs for October 5, 2009

It’s Monday, the beginning of a new week and a clean slate. Hope it’s a good start for you. I want to congratulate a friend of FWJ, Sandy Mitchel, on publishing her second book. Sandy has been a member of this community for years and we worked many of the same places. It’s a treat […]

Freelance Writing Jobs for Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Long weekends always throw me off. There was a four day weekend from school and I don’t even know what day it is at this point! Though in the back of my mind I know it is, indeed, Tuesday, my body and my typing fingers are on Monday mode. Leads… Sports Writer for Bleacher Report […]

Freelance Writing Jobs for May 5, 2009

My biggest challenge as a blogger is proofreading. Because I have so many things going on at once, I tend to post and run – without checking my work. It’s not until I start receiving negative comments here (and on other blogs) and nasty emails that I realize I did it again. Even though I […]