Category Archives: Blog Posts

I’m not a web developer, just a humble writer, editor and proofreader

          Birth of the idiot Spurred on by assurances that it’s easy to create a website, I decided to set up my own. I could see it. Elegant and dignified, no fancy bells and whistles, informative but not stuffy. It would champion the benefits of communication that is grammatically correct, is […]

Read More

After 25 years, Covey’s habits are still relevant

I would advise anyone who is thinking of venturing out into the marketplace on their own to read some motivational material before taking the plunge. Going solo might be your greatest move ever, but you need to be prepared to handle days, weeks even, when not so much as a whiff of work will come […]

Read More

Gearing up for freelancing

Vivid images of old age and senility besieged my mind when I was reluctantly bumped into the ranks of senior citizen over a year ago. Father Time had caught me napping, and I still hadn’t answered that recurring question of years: “Am I doing what I want to do, or settling for what I am […]

Read More

My good luck freelance omen?

My heart almost stopped the other day when I come across this enormous spider just hanging around upside down in a web in my garden. I operate my writing, editing and proofreading business from home and was taking a much-needed break in the garden when I made this heart-stopping discovery. Rooted to the spot I […]

Read More