Cat Stretching

The Writer’s Guide to Stretching

Yes, the stereotypical image of writers involves a stately hump. Those authors also tended to die young. Or at least suffer horrible physical impairments. Take it from someone who battles her body on a daily basis: You need to MOVE as you exercise your craft. Stretching breaks are the easiest way to accomplish that movement. … Read on…The Writer’s Guide to Stretching

Upwork and other freelance marketplaces exploit writers

The Dangers of Freelance Marketplaces (like Upwork) No One Talks About

You want to embark on a freelance writing career. (insert cheers here) Various social media feeds point you in the direction of Upwork or other freelance marketplaces as the best place to start. They sound perfect. And since I cut my teeth at Upwork, I should champion your path. But I don’t. Marketplaces prey on writers. And you need to know what you’re getting yourself into. … Read on…The Dangers of Freelance Marketplaces (like Upwork) No One Talks About

Laptop case covered in pins

Why Pins Make Your Life Better

Not everyone’s big on carrying around glaring signs of individuality. But you’d still like to break out of your shell and tuck pieces of yourself SOMEWHERE. When you feel overwhelmed by life, you need to find something to turn to to express your personal message. And Pins do the trick perfectly. Yes, pins – those little bits of colorful metal you can attach – well, anywhere. … Read on…Why Pins Make Your Life Better