Reading Time: 2 minutes My tenuous freelancing career was looking up with the addition of a new regular market: the New England Entertainment Digest. Continue reading Budding Writer, 1979: NEED work
Reading Time: 2 minutes Not contacting the state offices was practically journalistic malpractice. You need to get the official word, even if it’s “no comment.” Continue reading Budding Writer, 1979: Tsk-tsk!
Reading Time: 2 minutes For the hashtag generation, in those days # meant number and @ meant at, as in 5 pencils @ 10¢. Typewriters had them on the same key. How cozy! Continue reading Budding Writer, 1979: Nothing to lose
Reading Time: < 1 minutes That first check is the milestone many writers use for the start of their writing career. Mine came on this date 44 years ago today. Continue reading Budding Writer, 1979: paycheck
Reading Time: 2 minutes I suppose I could have had a niche professional specialty: editorial consultant for law firms.But I was still suffering from law school PTSD. Continue reading Budding Writer, 1979: Ideas
Reading Time: 2 minutes The past two months have been demanding. I can only carve out perhaps an hour at a time for writing.
Still, that’s enough for a blog post. Continue reading In Other Words: Season 2, Episode 7
Reading Time: 3 minutes Modern Thanksgivings are comic tragedies of tension, travel, parades, and commercialism. We put up with all this to focus on food and family. Where is faith? Continue reading Week in Review: Week 47
Reading Time: 3 minutes A rebranding, a new logo, two major milestones (one good, one bad), and a chance to get out from behind the desk. In all, making progress! Continue reading Week in Review: Week 38
Reading Time: 2 minutes Life gets in the way of writing, but it provides fodder for when we finally can set aside time for it. Continue reading Week in Review: Week 36
Reading Time: 2 minutes Juggling life and work: It’s a problem for young singles, parents (especially moms) of all ages, and yes, for retirees. In the past week, we assisted my brother- and sister-in-law in packing up to move from New Jersey, and were rewarded by dinner with a surprise guest. We wrestled with a wrecked car, incompetent repairs, crappy customer service, terrible traffic, and other real-life situations that … Continue reading Week in Review: Week 35