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How to write features that pop!

We all love a nice 'feel good' story in the newspapers, and some of us love to write them. I am one of those who loves to do an interview with an amazing person and get into the 'meat' of who they actually are; sometimes the interview turns into a chat and I become an… Continue reading How to write features that pop!

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Which one do you need: a Proofreader or an Editor?

InĀ  my last post I spoke about the 5 reasons why you should hire an editorĀ and today I will talk about the difference between a proofreader and an editor. All jobs are not created equal. You do not need an editor at each stage in a project, and there are stages where the use of… Continue reading Which one do you need: a Proofreader or an Editor?

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5 reasons why you NEED to hire an editor

I often hear people bemoan the use of a professional editor. I mean, why should you pay someone for something that you can either do for yourself or get done for free from family and friends? I get it; trust me I do. We all need to find ways to save money, but here is… Continue reading 5 reasons why you NEED to hire an editor

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Push past the lack…

I have been thinking long and hard recently about my life, my career, and my passion and I have had to come to a hard decision. I have made a decision that I am no longer going to be affected by the support (or lack thereof) that I receive from friends and family for what… Continue reading Push past the lack…

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Work from home parenting- School time!

School is back in session and I feel like I can take on the world! Well, maybe some small parts of it.... Actually, I'm just exhausted. It's four days into the new school term here and L was literally bouncing off the walls Monday morning wanting to get to school as soon as they opened… Continue reading Work from home parenting- School time!

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Work from home parenting- The Holidays

I currently work as a freelance writer/editor/virtual assistant and of course, I work from home. This gives me the chance to work, as well as spend more time with my family than I would have had if I had the typical desk job. Sort of, kinda. Well, to be honest there is a lot to… Continue reading Work from home parenting- The Holidays