Tag: creativity

What Lights You Up at Work?

What special things light you up about your business? I mostly dwell in the solo activities of writing and looking stuff up.  (Which I love by the way!) But the other 40% of my job requires me to interview strangers, write about the intimate details of their business, edit their

What Makes You Extra AF?

Today I am working on an article about how hard we work to “fit in,” whether it be our keeping up with the Joneses lifestyle or copycatting business ideas.  And it comes precisely at a time when I am working so hard to differentiate my business from the masses. When

12 Things that Freelancing Taught Me

My little business of one is on the come up. It’s exhilarating and sometimes terrifying! But, I *LOVE* what I do.  And I’m glad I took the long way here.  When people ask me how I became a writer, they expect me to say that I was an English major

Push Notification

Click my buttons Like my post Do you know I wait for it? Electrifying notification Like that night long ago Do you remember? Flush with anticipation Three seats down Separated by new loves Our eyes meet From that place you were looking That grin threatens to spark the flash pan

Writer Routines: Albert Einstein

When you are self-employed, you have a lot of freedom with how to get your work done. I love starting my day reading; it’s an excellent way to wake up my brain (while not talking to anyone). But other than that, I have no particular routine for completing my work.

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