Tag Archives: MediaBistro

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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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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Hire me…I’ll make you laugh, at least

Applying for freelance gigs can be a frustrating experience. There you are, humbly yet confidently asking for work while trying to walk the fine line of selling yourself and your sterling qualities while not coming across as an arrogant jerk. … Continue reading

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