I have never been enthusiastic about working at a desk, especially since I started working from home. When I used to have my own place, I had the most comfortable couch on earth. I am not exaggerating. All my friends who used to visit would immediately sit down, put their feet up, and promptly feel sleepy – if not totally fall asleep. There is also the fact that that couch was ginormous. It could easily sleep three people!
Then there’s the bed. Oh, don’t even get me started on the bed. It just calls my name, whether I am sleepy or not. Then again, if my friends can be believed, I am ALWAYS sleepy.
Needless to say, the table or desk has always been my last priority when it comes to writing. Now I am not saying that working at a desk does not make me more productive. The several times I have done proved to be good working days. It’s just that I like my comfort. 🙂 Continue reading
Because commas are friends. This “issue” is an oldie, but it is always fun to see how we can play around with things to emphasize the need for the proper use of commas. Now to get some steak for dinner.
Why do you write? Have you asked yourself this lately?
As a freelance writer, the answer is pretty obvious. I write because it is my source of income. If I don’t write, I don’t get paid. If I don’t get paid, I don’t have money to pay the bills.
I have spent a lot of time thinking and reflecting in the past few days, and naturally, my thoughts turned to writing. Why do I write? Continue reading
How long have you been a freelance writer? Have you thought much about your working situation?
I bet many people in your circles who do not have a clear idea of what freelancing entails think that you are the luckiest worker alive. I have had my fair share of those sentiments expressed to my face (and not). Whether or not you I am the luckiest worker alive, I do know that I love freelance writing, and that I cannot see myself doing any other thing at this point in my life.
That passion naturally translates to curiosity about this not-so-mysterious status called “freelance”. I found an information-loaded infographic called “The Freelancing Revolution”, and I think that many freelancers will also be interested in it. Continue reading
I write, therefore I drink.
You must stay drunk on writing so reality cannot destroy you. ~ Ray Bradbury
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