Posts by lisa

Freelancer Starter Pack: Advice from a Quasi-Expert (Part 1)

This quote inspires me. While I am indeed an aspiring author (aren’t we all?), I’m first and foremost a freelance...

Tools for Staying Organized

Freelancing can be a chaotic career. At any given time in your week, you could have 1 project or 10...

A Lesson in Writing Types

If you’ve ever sat down to read through every piece of literature that comes out of a single company, you’d...

Working with a Freelancer

I have worked with several different clients, all of which have been fantastic (I think I’m just lucky). Every one...

UPDATE: My Life in a Nut Shell

UPDATE: My Life in a Nut Shell

Well, looks like I left everyone on a bit of a cliffhanger way back in November. Oops. My bad guys!...

Toning down your tone for Wikipedia

A few years ago, I added an article to Wikipedia about the Opimian Society. Not a big deal, some might say,...

A Short Look at Style Guides

A Short Look at Style Guides

While editing an 80 paged document, I came to appreciate the Style Guides I had developed for my employer. An...

The End is Nigh

The End is Nigh

Word Count: 36,164 Words written from Friday, 6:30pm – Saturday, 4am: 10,265 Hours Remaining: 44 So, I thought I’d given up...

Choose your own adventure… Plot Problems

Choose your own adventure… Plot Problems

Current Word Count: 17,419 Today’s “Goal”: 25,000 It’s November 15th and that means I am half-way through NaNoWriMo. Last week...

NaNoWriMo Begins Again

NaNoWriMo Begins Again

Today marks the start of a new NaNoWriMo. It’s an exciting day, filled with anticipation, wonder and the need to...