Tag: freelance writing

To Pin or Not to Pin

This is something I struggle with. I often forget to pin things to Pinterest, even when it’s in my interests to do so. It’s often said that pinning items on Pinterest attracts more viewers, readers, or customers. It’s also said that pinned articles have a longer shelf life than those that don’t. I haven’t noticed […]

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Choosing Pictures for Blog Posts

I thought I would share a little peek behind the scenes and talk about how I choose pictures for blog posts. First, I start with the topic of the blog post. If it’s a general post, I might just use a picture of me. If it’s about something specific, like this one, I know I […]

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Coming Up: Guest Posts

One of the things I have been wanting to do here is to have some guest posts. To that end, I have some coming up pretty soon.  I only have a few currently planned, but if you want to share a post with us, here’s how you can do that: If you’re interested in writing […]

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Boredom vs. Quiet

Let’s revisit the poll I posted a few days ago. I asked if boredom was necessary for creatives. I didn’t get a lot of response, but that’s OK. I got a couple comments — here and on other social media platforms — that helped me formulate what I want to say. On my Facebook page, […]

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Making Money Writing

Yesterday, a friend contacted me on Facebook Messenger with a question. My daughter is interested in trying to publish a book she’s working on. Short stories and poems. She asked if i knew anyone that did that and of course you popped in my head. If it’s not too personal, can you tell me if […]

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Grinding Gears

There’s a saying about people who are new to driving a standard and have trouble finding their gears. “If you can’t find ’em, grind ’em.” I feel like that’s happening to my mind today. Earlier I said I’m stretching my skill set. My grandpa said, “You’re expanding your skill set.” He’s right. It’s a matter […]

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