Posts by Lisa Hoekstra

A Few Thoughts on Being Organized

I’ve been told a few times that I’m a very organized person. I haven’t always been this way. The seeds...

Weekly Update: Getting back into things

Here it is, my first blog post in a couple of years. I admit, I’ve been a bit remiss in...

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

“The worst enemy to creativity is self-doubt.” Sylvia Plath This quote inspires me. While I am indeed an aspiring author...

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...