Posts by Lisa Hoekstra

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...

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...

Organizing a Hectic Schedule

Organizing a Hectic Schedule

It’s 1:47 am as I type this… and that’s an early night for me. I’ll probably have my head on...

Half Way with 10K

Half Way with 10K

Preamble: I listened to Christina Perri’s Jar of Hearts for the first time tonight and it’s amazing. Great writing music,...

NaNoWriMo Begins…

NaNoWriMo Begins…

It’s been a hectic year. In a good way of course! Now it’s November (boy did that ever sneak up...

Freelance… and Life

Freelance… and Life

You remember how I started that freelance business way back when and then nothing really seemed to happen? Well… something...