The Freelancing Fallacy: You Believe a Freelancing Career Means You’re Your Own Boss

Enraptured by the idea of running your own business so you’re your own boss? Sick and tired of answering to a tyrannical boss at work? Love the idea of getting up whenever you want to without having to apologize to your manager…

Getting Back on Top of Your Goals

It’s Not too Late The first quarter of 2018 is almost over. So, I’m going to ask that ominous question, the one that sounds like the monster that’s been hiding in your closet all these years, whose presence you keep denying to…

Being Interviewed for an Article? A Few Tips

Whether you’ve just launched your book, are announcing a new tour, or celebrating your next opening night, you’ll likely find yourself talking to media at some point or other. I interview people from many industries for the magazine articles I write, and…

Keep Your Online Presence Simple

The downside to being creative is that your creativity can show up when it’s perhaps not as beneficial to your day-to-day running. In my case, it happened with my online presence: two websites, a blog, and five domains (those three plus two…

A Freelancer’s Website vs. an Artist’s Website: The Basic Difference

When an artist – almost any artist, actually – wants to freelance to bring in some money, one mistake they may make is to create a website about themselves. It seems pretty obvious to do that, doesn’t it? After all, they figure…

Passion vs. Real Life

There’s nothing more enjoyable about writing than finding out something new about yourself as you’re writing. In this case, I’m starting to question the validity behind the “follow your passion” philosophy of life. I enjoy reading Wayne Dyer, Cheryl Richardson, Jack Canfield, and…