Project Manager/Content Writer Checklist for Website Development –

Project Manager/Content Writer Checklist for Website Development –

Many writers, including bloggers, wear multiple ‘hats’ as freelancers. Content creation is king on the world wide web. There are employment opportunities to work as a project manager/content writer for website development. I have been employed by marketing agencies and web developers in this hybrid position. I also volunteer to help my friends with personal … Continue reading

Infographic: 11 Ingredients Every Blog Post Needs

Infographic: 11 Ingredients Every Blog Post Needs

This infographic offers some great advice for creating interesting, relevant blog content. I know that I need to blog more. I get bogged down with my business writing and I have neglected my fun writing. Hey, it is a new year. I plan on taking more time to write just for the joy of writing. … Continue reading

A Life Unfulfilled: The Assassination of JFK 50 Years Later

A Life Unfulfilled: The Assassination of JFK 50 Years Later

50 years ago today, our country was thrown into shocked chaos and stunned mourning by the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. I watched CBS Sunday Morning earlier in the week. They had several segments about this horrific event in American history. What has remained with me, though, was the opinion piece about how the … Continue reading

Thoughts from a Frazzled NaNoWriMo Writer

Thoughts from a Frazzled NaNoWriMo Writer

This year, I decided to embrace NaNoWriMo with gusto. I cut back on my blogging – personal and professional – and haven’t accepted new clients for website content, resumes, and LinkedIn set-ups. I have focused on creative writing and jumped into waters of self-discovery head first. I was inspired from a visit by author Jennifer Egan, … Continue reading

Writing Triggers That Inspire Content Creation

Writing Triggers That Inspire Content Creation

Writing can be tough. I have hit the writer’s block head-on, stunned by the impact. When I am literally at a loss for words, procrastination affects my time management. When I designate a block of time to work on my creative writing, something or someone creates an unforeseen distraction; a distraction I willingly accept. When … Continue reading

InfoGraphic: Tips for Completing a First Draft

InfoGraphic: Tips for Completing a First Draft

Overcoming the Blank Page Syndrome – Writers understand the struggle of completing a first draft. The blank page is intimidating, even for a seasoned writer. Time and again, I hear the sage advice to just sit down and write. Sounds easy, right? Well, it isn’t. I have to fight the urge to stay focused. I … Continue reading