Category Archives: freelancing

Are You a Luxury or a Necessity?

This question came up in the process of writing the work-in-progress book, tentatively titled, An English Major on Mars. I’ve encountered this issue while writing the book and during some of my job hunts. A lot of it, as my friend … Continue reading

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Making Time to Do Work Right, Revisited

I sat down this past weekend to determine how much literature and time I will need to read to feel comfortable writing the book. The numbers were a bit dismaying, but the exercise got me thinking about my research process.

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Adventures in Computer Recovery

For reasons that still elude me, a couple weeks ago my Mac had the computer equivalent of a seizure while updating its operating system (iOS). This was a bit of a heart stopper, given how much of my life is … Continue reading

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Editing Someone Else’s Book

This past week I picked up a new customer. A mutual friend referred this gentleman to me as a potential editor for the book he wanted to write. Thanks to a mix of my own experience working with clients and … Continue reading

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Prioritizing When Catching Up

Some of you might have noticed that I haven’t been posting at my usual, prompt hour or that I’ve even skipped a post or two. I noticed, anyhow, and it’s bothered me a bit. However, I am trying to follow … Continue reading

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