The First 12 Days of January 2012

During these first 12 days of January 2012 – interesting dates – yesterday was 01-11-12 and today is 01-12-12 … sorry,  I got distracted. Anyway, these first 12 days of January have yielded three top posts with an equal number of comments, and a fourth only one behind – all during the first four days … Read more

Know Your Strengths-Gain Confidence in Your Abilities

The new year is a good time to gain confidence in your God-given abilities and sometimes stretch outside your comfort zone. You can usually do this IF you have confidence in yourself and know your strengths. Along with myself, many of my fellow freelancers are going through some stretching these days, because of ups and … Read more

The Value of Networking

Do you participate in networking with other writers or freelancers in other areas of specialization? In my experience, networking has made significant differences in my productivity, my time management, and my overall sense of “community” with like-minded people. Let’s face it, everyone needs encouragement from time to time. Accountability partners provide a valuable service, as … Read more

National Clean Off Your Desk Day – aka DeClutter!

Really, there seems to be a day for everything – and according to the Ultimate Blog Challenge suggestion for today, it is National Clean Off Your Desk Day!!  Ironically enough, this topic was the focus for at least a couple different writing groups, as well.   It makes sense. Even when you try your best … Read more

National Hobby AND Hot Tea Month – How Convenient!

Happy National Hobby Month – oh, and Happy Hot Tea Month! How convenient that they both occur in the same month! While I occasionally partake certain other beverages, hot tea is definitely my drink of choice, especially during cold New England winters. I frequently sip tea while planning my next project, or refill my tea … Read more