Taking Time for Time Management

Taking Time for Time Management

Part of the joy in being a freelancer is the freedom that my job offers. I have the ability to begin work at whenever time suits my body clock. Since I tend wake up when the sun says goodbye to the moon, I gravitate toward creating and working at night. As a Creator,...
Will My Business Make Money?

Will My Business Make Money?

You and I need to talk about the bright purple elephant in the the room: money. What I mean is actually making money. You and I both wish this was not an issue, that we could just focus on doing what we love…but we still have it pay the bills and take care of...
The Nap Guy

The Nap Guy

I love airports. Some of my best ideas came while sitting in seat 36 E, or waiting in the security line up. I tear up watching lovers holding flowers, grandmothers waiting for grandchildren, and kids flinging themselves across airports to see their parents getting...
I am the Big Break

I am the Big Break

Yesterday I was having some huge resistance to the flow of putting ducks in a row for a work opportunity. It was a big opportunity—an opportunity part of me subconsciously identified as being “a big break.” It involved big kid brands that were...
I’m not Flakey, I’m a Creator

I’m not Flakey, I’m a Creator

It is morning. I stand in a bustling coffee shop mixing thick brown sugar into coffee white with cream. The shop is full of people coming and going from traffic jams, meetings, first dates, life. I feel a tap on the shoulder, turn around and am greeted by red hair and...
Dear Busy, You’re Not the Boss of Me

Dear Busy, You’re Not the Boss of Me

I recently sought advice for a mentor in the writing biz who told me that I need to appear like I’ve always got my shit together. This is ironic seeing as how I have been so busy endorsing the opposite. In a world where we practice perfectionism, saying that we...