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One of the frustrations of freelancing

You know what one of the most frustrating things about being a freelance writer is? I mean, other than all the lack of benefits, job insecurity and not having your own vending machine or coworkers to complain to and all … Continue reading

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Postpartum musings on work

Everyone’s been telling me to relax and take it easy, to recover from having a c-section and a gigantic baby, and not to worry about work or working for awhile. I’m trying, y’all, I really am. I’m doing a good … Continue reading

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January gets underway

I don’t generally make New Year’s Resolutions, personal or professional. I never remember to keep them, so what’s the point, other than to set myself up for failure? Who needs that? I try to take things as they come along, … Continue reading

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Don’t tell me what your interview subject had for lunch

I have a pet peeve when it comes to many profile articles ( that is, an article that profiles an individual for a magazine or other publication). Over the last few years, I’ve noticed that many writers (way, way too … Continue reading

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Back to my usual weekday routine(s)

I survived the Week Away From Home…or, in this case, the Home Office. My son and I returned to Nashville on Friday evening. I had a great time with my family, but they’re moving to a new house, and it … Continue reading

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Seduced into subscribing

Jennifer Roland of Jen’s Writing Journey posted an interesting nugget on her blog yesterday: Glamour magazine is offering a special annual subscription rate of $1.50.  That’s right. A buck-fifty. Crazy, huh? Pandora of MediaBistro’s Fishbowl/LA sums it up nicely with … Continue reading

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