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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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Face to face

Yesterday, I interviewed two occupational therapists for a freelance story that I’m writing for a local parenting magazine. When I arrived at their office, they met me in the reception area and shook my hand. They ushered me into a conference room, … Continue reading

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Go read my article in Her Nashville

Hey, look, I’m famous! Well, sort of. Remember my rant about all the junk at my parents left at my house at Thanksgiving? You know…The Mom Bomb? Well, that blog post has turned into a feature article in the March … Continue reading

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