Employment

Reflect on 2020. Plan 2021

Plans have a way of not working out, but there won’t be any of that “planning to fail by failing to plan” in my life. Over plan? If there’s such a thing, I could be guilty of it.

The first step on forming plans is reflecting on what worked–or didn’t work–before. This post will walk you through my process for setting my goals and intentions for my writing “career.”

Method and Madness: My New Side Hustle

I’m an author. I’ve dreamed of being an author for most of my life, and now that I’ve reached the fifth decade of that life, I’m not giving up on that dream. But it needs funding. And I don’t think any of those fancy GoFundMe and the like will do it. Mostly, I don’t want …

Method and Madness: My New Side Hustle Read More »

Hey Writers! I Want to Help You Succeed

They say about 81 percent of people want to write a book. If you’re one of those people, I want to help you. But first, you’ve got to decide you’re serious about being a writer. Year ago, my Social Media Jedi Master Kristen Lamb convinced me to stop calling myself an “aspiring writer.” You can …

Hey Writers! I Want to Help You Succeed Read More »

Setting My Self “Free”

I haven’t been bound to a regular, full-time job outside my home for five years. Searching for one isn’t fun in this LinkedIn, Zoom interview paradigm either. That’s why I’m setting myself free. I mentioned this earlier. Months ago? Time bleeds, sweeping the months of this crazy year into a gushing wound in need of …

Setting My Self “Free” Read More »

If not an Author Maybe I’ll be a Freelance Writer

If you read my last post, you probably didn’t expect to see another bit of writing from me. After all, I claimed the dream to write was dead. What’s this about being a freelance writer then? Here’s the thing, even people with dead dreams need to eat. Okay, the truth is I don’t need to …

If not an Author Maybe I’ll be a Freelance Writer Read More »

Do Mind Tricks Work?

On TV, the teacher or parent says the opposite of what they want a student or child to do, and presto! The child does that thing to be contrary but is in fact falling into the “trap.” Reverse psychology they call it. Surely everyone’s watched the shows. They wouldn’t fall for it. In recent months, …

Do Mind Tricks Work? Read More »

%d bloggers like this: