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Recovery Stage 6: Swabbing the Deck

You’ve set your course, you’re steering the ship, and now it’s time to get dirty. The point of this extended metaphor is that there are things we have to do that we don’t want to do and that we struggle … Continue reading

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Recovery Stage 4: Setting the Course

I am a planner at heart. Setting the course comes naturally to me. I like to think about the future and try to plan my way through the various possibilities in order to achieve the future I desire (and people … Continue reading

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Recovery Stage 3: Balance and Order

Most of the time, my “organization” is apparent in the results, not in the appearance of order.  I’ve been slacking off in this regard (both at home and at work); but, generally speaking, I know where to find whatever it … Continue reading

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Recovery Stage 1: Working for a Living

As some of you may know, I write for a living. Since I don’t have any well-selling books under my belt, I earn my living as a freelancer.  If I don’t write, I don’t make money. That’s bad considering I’m … Continue reading

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Warning: Guaranteed Disappointment

When I first started freelancing, I paid for advertisements.  I rarely earned my money’s worth with directory placements or advertisements.  I also tried many of the freelancing sites like Elance, Freelancer, and others.  While I got a little work that … Continue reading

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Steady Income as a Freelancer

While I enjoy the flexibility and the variety of freelancing, the ups-and-downs make it rather difficult to predict revenues and expenses.  Simply put neither good work nor a lot of work necessarily mean steady income. So, what’s a writer to … Continue reading

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