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Freelancing – fun, but odd?

I was working yesterday on drafting up a few different articles, and it struck me as funny the sheer diversity of work with which I find myself involved. I feel as if I have written enough about certain topics that I could pass for a layman expert, and yet there is always something new for… Continue reading Freelancing – fun, but odd?

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Success!

Well, I've finished the ChapterBuzz 10K Writing Challenge for March. I'm nowhere near done writing my novel, but it feels good to have accomplished something, no matter how small. I've got five chapters done, and the sixth is close to joining them. I'm not sure how many the story will end up having, but it should be… Continue reading Success!

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The Elusive Balance

So on the one hand, I've got articles I'm asked to write for different businesses involving seriously disparate topics. On the other hand, I have a novel that is sitting on my hard drive gathering digital dust. I know this is not a new problem generally, but it is a new problem for me. The balance truly… Continue reading The Elusive Balance

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A New Opportunity? (I certainly hope so)

Without going into too much detail, I've found myself at an interesting, if somewhat frightening, point in my life. For the first time, I am not encumbered by stressful situations in work that is not personally fulfilling. Not that it was always bad; just...not what I really wanted. There's a big path in front of… Continue reading A New Opportunity? (I certainly hope so)

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Hooked on a Feeling

It's funny how a seemingly simple change can cause so much...well, change! For the first time in months, I don't feel "stressed out." I had a dream last night and it wasn't a nightmare (I can't remember what the damn thing was about, but I knew it would make an awesome story and I am… Continue reading Hooked on a Feeling