Check out this hilarious post from Christine Kane. I am an obsessive list maker, I’ve learned to keep weekly, not daily lists though. Floating a list item to another day just feels so darned naughty. I don’t color code anymore, but I do use a graphic organizing system. On a standard sheet of paper, I use each corner for a separate list. One corner might be the grocery list, another might be “stops i have to make while running around town” another corner might be “things to do while kids are occupied & don’t need me” and another might be “people i need to contact” the center is usually reserved for housework, and that gets delegated to the kids anyways. I can’t wait to read the rest- I do think my list might be on steroids. You don’t even want to know what’s on the back. Yeah- it’s another list.
Ok- that weird symbol thing in the title can be explained. When a client asks you to “spin” an article, you’re supposed to give them interchangeable words in brackets, so that they can turn your article into an infinite number of identical-ish articles just by spinning it. Here’s an example: I went to the mall […]
by Barbara Cedillo Alvarez (with permission) Several writers, veteran and new, have posted questions about how to make DS and freelancing for other clients a viable, profitable WAH (work at home) career. I’ve been thinking about different ideas and strategies while I was driving around Las Cruces taking photos for my Quick Guides today. 1- […]
Is it ethical to use my own website to complain about people who might be readers? I say “Yes, as long as it’s constructive.” I also think I might have just quoted myself in real-time for the first time ever. Do people do that? I guess I do. So here’s the thing: Stop Wasting Your […]