Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal-Setting Step 5 (Your Real-Life Application of the Steps)

This new schedule with the once-a-week posts will definitely take some getting used to -- on my part, anyway. It's become necessary to do so as my writing services side of Degrees of Maternity is taking off and the same 24 hours in a day remains as it did before I started writing for others. … Continue reading Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal-Setting Step 5 (Your Real-Life Application of the Steps)

5 Summer Writing Activities for Your Child (Fun Included)

If you're in the same boat I'm in, you have a child home for summer break right about now. And, this child of yours is in need of some engaging activities to keep the writing side of the brain in active mode during the school hiatus. What to do? WHAT TO DO?! Well, here's what … Continue reading 5 Summer Writing Activities for Your Child (Fun Included)

Creative Entrepreneurship Basics: More Isn’t Always More

Have you ever gone to an all-you-can-eat restaurant and completely gorged yourself with food (because you had the big eyes and thought you had the big stomach) and walked out of the place feeling miserably stuffed? Have you ever sped on the roadways in your city, thinking the extra miles per hour over the speed … Continue reading Creative Entrepreneurship Basics: More Isn’t Always More

Incentivizing the Writer: Journaling is a Good Starting Place

I missed last Monday's reading-writing incentives discussion, but I was just itching to bring this topic out today, because it'll quite possibly be my last Monday posting for some time as I'm working to adjust my schedule for my content writing services I'm rolling out. I have a new client I'll be offering these services … Continue reading Incentivizing the Writer: Journaling is a Good Starting Place

The Blogging Mindset: Mission with Passion Trumps Limitations (Part 2)

Today, on the agenda, I'd like to continue the discussion from last week's┬áThe Blogging Mindset: Mission with Passion Trumps Limitations. Partly, because "mission with passion" is such an intriguing concept to unpack. And mainly, because I said I would be doing so. And, I want to follow through with my written commitment. Part 1 gave … Continue reading The Blogging Mindset: Mission with Passion Trumps Limitations (Part 2)

Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal-Setting Step 4 (Scheduling Your Goals Cont.)

First of all, let me just start out by apologizing for being MIA yesterday. I try really hard not to do that, since there's no place like home. And, right here is "home" for me. I don't stay away for any lengthy periods of time and I try not to miss my scheduled visiting time … Continue reading Conquering the Creative Work-Life Balance: Goal-Setting Step 4 (Scheduling Your Goals Cont.)