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Good Editors Harsh Your Buzz

Disclaimer: I do not promote or support non-consensual face editing, whether it be by Copy Editor Cat or anyone else. At the moment, I work with an amazing editor. Not only does she have her own content brand and some … Continue reading

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Image Search Learning Curve

For the most part, I don’t deal with digital images. I do words. Not to say I’m unable to work with images on a computer. I can, and often do, find, resize, edit (ok, mess around in MS Paint with) … Continue reading

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Lesson Learned

I have no idea how it happened. Typically when an editor asks that a document be resent, it’s a simple matter of having attached the wrong file or needing to recreate the same document as a different file type. However, … Continue reading

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Wordy Mornings, Udon and Ice Cream

Most of the time, I’m on a second shift schedule. Husband’s job occupies him from 2pm until 11pm or so, and has done for nearly four years now. It was tough when I was 9 to 5, but when I … Continue reading

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Whim & Fancy Will Win Out

I know I should be using my skills as a writer to spread knowledge. I am drawn to information about health, equality, progress, kindness, science and happiness, and am passionate about sharing it with anyone willing to listen. There’s no … Continue reading

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Winning Freelance

If I’m being completely honest, I’ll say freelance writing is tough. Sometimes it feels like a pointless chase, accompanied by an empty bank account and too many dead ends. This is not one of those times. Over the recent months, … Continue reading

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Freelance Education: Computators and Interwebs

I am constantly astounded by how little I know about computers, the Internet, computerized services on the Internet… Fortunately, I get to learn stuff like this when I’m researching work assignments. One of my favorite things about being a writer … Continue reading

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The Assignment that Never Ends…

In the past, I’ve had work assignments that were big, and seemed like they’d never be over. The one I completed last night took the cake. While it was technically due by 5pm yesterday, most writers working on the numerous … Continue reading

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Freelance Uniform Uniformity

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: One of the best things about working from home as a freelance writer is being able to wear whatever I want. Please realize that I do like to dress up, and … Continue reading

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Freelance Connections: Kindred Clients

There was no question about the image that would accompany such a title. I don’t make a habit of becoming overly friendly with my clients. While there is certainly always pleasant chit-chat and some insight into personal lives, we’re both … Continue reading

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