Freelance Writing Tips

5 Idea Generating Tools for the Busy Freelancer

Freelancing is a mixed bag. Sometimes your clients hand you topics that they’d like to see written. Sometimes you come up with topics on your own and pitch them to prospects and publications. And sometimes, as is frequently the case with my clients, you find yourself pitching new ideas every month for their approval. Generating… Continue reading 5 Idea Generating Tools for the Busy Freelancer

Autobiographical

How I’m Writing My Way Out of Acrophobia

Picture this: A grown-ass woman in her late twenties is clinging tearfully to a rock in the middle of an incline that makes the Appalachians look like the Alps. As she stands there contemplating her inevitable demise, a couple of children in hiking sandals literally skip past her. It is powered only by the unadulterated… Continue reading How I’m Writing My Way Out of Acrophobia

Creative Writing Tips

Research vs. Procrastination: How to Research Your Novel Without Wasting Time

Being that I’m currently in the throws of researching a new passion project, it’s fitting that I should be tackling this subject this week. And as I continue to pull together pages of scribbled notes on character concepts, imagery, and more, I could maybe stand to take a little of my own advice. So here… Continue reading Research vs. Procrastination: How to Research Your Novel Without Wasting Time