Have More Confidence Publishing Your Work With These 5 Simple Writing Tricks
What It’s Like to Owe the IRS $12,872… And Then Some!
Do you yawn when you read your writing? Do you ever finish a blog post, hover your mouse over the “Publish” button, and then hesitate thinking how embarrassing it’d be to share what you just wrote with the world? Do you cringe every time you think of a reader landing on your blog, wondering how […]
How to Find Blog Topic Ideas
Call me naive, but when I first started this whole “self-employed” thing, I didn’t realize I’d have to pay quarterly taxes. I had a faint idea about what I’d owe at the end of the year, so I set about 35% aside each month in anticipation. The tax code is about 4 million words long. I’m a […]
The Danish Influence On My Life as a Writer
“A desk is a dangerous place from which to view the world.” ~ John le Carre Have you ever had that terrifying feeling of staring at a blank screen knowing you had to fill the white space in front of you with words? Me too. No matter how seasoned of a writer you are, panic […]
As I laced up my walking shoes to meet my grandma, mom, aunt, and adopted aunt, I heard the news – Shots fired at a cafe in Copenhagen. My heart stopped. Not only are terrorist attacks horrific on many levels – this one felt different. This one happened in a place I used to call “home.” […]