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Knit twice

About ten years ago, I tried to learn to knit. I was working as a newspaper reporter in Palm Springs, and one of my editors suggested that a fun feature for the education beat would be a story about the … Continue reading

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Covering nursing for 15 years

While doing research for a freelance assignment, I recently interviewed a woman who is a professor of nursing at a prestigious university. After the interview wound down, we got to chatting, and she asked me how long I’ve been a … Continue reading

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Is it a good career choice?

One of my tried-and-trusted sources for info on freelance writing is Allena Tapia’s About.com page about freelancing. In a new item, Allena answers the question “Is freelance writing a good career choice for a mother who wants to work at … Continue reading

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The freelancer away from home

I’ve been out of town for the past few days, and I haven’t had a chance to post anything here on my blog.  Sorry, y’all. I didn’t even say I was going anywhere, either. But I am still alive, really. … Continue reading

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And now for something completely different

For the first time in about, oh, forever, I’m writing a short story. I got the idea from a writing newsletter I subscribe to. The first line popped into my head from nowhere, so I decided to go with it. I’m … Continue reading

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What I will do on my summer vacation

I’m having a pretty good spring so far. I’ve landed a few assignments for new clients. I recently finished up one long-range project. I’m getting semi-regular assignments from a client that I’ve worked with for a long time. I’m feeling … Continue reading

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