A lot of writers are doing end of year publishing or awards eligibility round-ups this time of year. While I’m not quite to that point yet, what I am doing is gearing up for some really exciting writing projects and setting up my new year bullet journal to keep track of all the plotting.… Read more.
A free story for you today!
A news story made the rounds on social media a few months ago, about a girl who regularly fed crows and the crows, in return, brought her little trinkets as gifts. So I wondered, what would happen if those crows were ravens?… Read more.
In between working on my current novel, I’ve taken breaks by writing character sketches and scenes for other stories I want to explore one day. One of those is the idea of a librarian in the afterlife, charged with the care of all the creative works that never got written, painted, or otherwise created–the banished, unwritten works that never made it into the world.… Read more.
Bloggers love Flickr. What’s not to love? An endless wealth of amazing photographers, many of whom allow Creative Commons use on their photos? When I need a good featured image for a blog post, I usually end up on Flickr, searching for Creative Commons licensed good stuff.… Read more.
After hundreds of hours of blood, sweat, and tears, Freelance Confidential is live! Freelance Confidential is my first book and I’m very excited about all the interesting ground I got to cover in this book. Some of the highlights include:
- I got to survey over 3,200 freelancers around the globe, thanks for the FreelanceSwitch Global Freelancer Survey!
In the most unexpected way, my career undertook a major change this month. For the past two years, I’ve managed two major web projects for Envato: GraphicRiver and FreelanceSwitch. As of last week, I no longer manage those sites. The bosses approached me in early February and offered me the opportunity for a job that allows me to more fully return to my interests in writing and media publications.… Read more.