Tag Archive: Natalia Sylvester

Apr 24

The Lucky Seven

Although Twitter and Facebook dominate the blogging and sharing spaces in our lives, there is something pretty special about blog memes.   A typical blog meme entails some kind of a list, then you “tag” your friends, ask them to make their own lists, tag more friends, and so on.  I fondly remember a few blog …

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Nov 14

Freelance Writer: My 7×7 Links Post

I was tagged a few weeks again by my friend and freelance writer Natalia Sylvester to participate in the “7 Links Challenge,” which highlights previous blog posts.   And here is the fruit of my, er, labor. Away we go! 1. Most Beautiful Post:  I really like the blog post from February 15, 2010 (my birthday) …

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Jun 27

The Novel

I have a guest post up at Natalia Sylvester‘s blog about the long, sometimes-humorous, sometimes-frustrating journey of my current Work in Progress, a galaxy-spinning novel that combines science fiction, mythology, and anything else rattling around inside my brain. I’m not big on setting up counters on word counts or progress meters or anything like that.  …

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May 13

5 Things You May Not Know About Me

I normally don’t write these types of lists, but I figured, “what the hell?”  My friends Natalia Sylvester and P.S. Jones did versions of this (choosing 9 and 8 things, respectively).  I chose 5 because I like to be mysterious, ;-) Here we go: 1.  I love all things lemon. Lemon scents, lemon verbena soap, …

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Mar 28

Freelance Writer: Your Writing Voice

Blogging has changed in the 10 or so years I’ve kept an online journal.  When I first started (on a site with the domain “.nu!”), I just wrote about things that interested me like my favorite films.  Then I had a livejournal, then a blog attached to The Raw Story when it launched, then a …

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Dec 31

What Worked in 2010

It’s the season for taking stock and end-of-year lists.  For myself, I made a pretty big life change in 2010.  I voluntarily became a full-time freelance writer in January 2010.  Leaving a salaried position with a company that I helped build was difficult, but who said personal growth was easy? Of course, like every other …

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