Happy Monday, friends! Aren’t you excited to be back at work, productive and connected and satisfied after a long, boring weekend? What? You’re already looking forward to Friday? Oh, my friends. That is sad. Do you know you will spend more waking hours at work than at any other one focused activity? And are you Read more about TGIM–How to Make Monday Your Favorite Day[…]
Finally! You’ve got a live one. A marketer or other professional who wants you to write something for them, and now they want to know how much it’s going to cost. ACK. Is there anything anyone hates more than deciding what to charge? No, no there is not. If it’s any help at all, everyone Read more about The Quick-and-Dirty Pricing Guide for New Writers[…]
It’s here! Your Monday morning/afternoon inspiration. Comes complete with totally flattering camera angles on yours truly. Ping me and I’ll put you in touch with my stylist. Or just watch the video and go make it rain, no stylist required. And for those of you who hate video and just want the content already, and/or those Read more about Make It Thunder[…]
I woke up this morning on fire to talk to you about Mondays. One seventh of your life, y’all, and doesn’t it suck that they’re so awful? Here’s why we hate them, and what to do about it. Transcript below for my lovies who, like me, hate video. Also, I’m in my jammies and my Read more about You Are a Fire-Breathing Dragon[…]
In this story, I’m on the phone with my favorite professor. You know the one–with the tweed jacket and the line drawing of “Death the Comforter” over his desk and the cigarette in his hand brushing back the greasy hair. Always the cigarette. After all, it is the 1990s. In this story, however, it’s the Read more about If I were so smart, wouldn’t I be rich by now?[…]
I have got to share this with you, with every writer who has ever wondered what it would be like to quit her job, with every freelance writer who’s ever felt ashamed at “having” to take a job, with every writer who’s ever thought that his low bank balance was a sign of low self-worth.