Three years ago, I had a closed-door meeting with my supervisor. She told me that staff promotions were in order and that I, unfortunately, didn’t make the cut. She said that I had been seriously considered given my consistently good performance, but in the interest of equality, they had to pass me up because my […]
Writing Productivity: How to Self-Motivate
My writing productivity has not been at par with my preset goals lately, and it’s been causing a huge strain in my confidence as an effective freelancer. A feeling that I should be leaving my current, well-paying job to focus full-time on my online writing, marketing and content development freelancing gig, especially since it offers […]
The Ultimate Writer’s Block Cure? Keep Writing.
Note: I changed the original title of this article to a G-rated one because there’s a chance my eight-year-old son may see it and ask: “Mama, why are you writing bad words?” I definitely would have trouble answering that. I’m a technical writer. At least, that’s what I think I am. (Fake it ’til you […]
Freelance Web Writing: Reasons to Start a Blog
There are various reasons people blog. Some do it to de-stress, sometimes to complain about the things that get on their nerves. Others feel they have something, experts especially, to say on a subject of their choosing. There are those that, even with the evolution blogging has gone through over the years, still see their […]
Write Everyday: Good or Bad Advice?
For the last two weeks or so, I haven’t been writing much. Today that I need to come up with something, as per a request from an editor I work with, for some reason, I’m having trouble getting my thoughts organized. When I paused to think about it, the realization hit me square in the […]
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