New year, new direction

Master has given Ducky a sock. Rather than wait for a specific date to roll around, I’ve found that just getting started on making a change when the inspiration hits is more effective and longer lasting. I’ve made them before, but they didn’t stick; as usual. This year however, I’m being laid off. Why is… Continue reading New year, new direction

5 reasons to keep your writer’s resume shiny and handy

Should writers have resumes? Yes.

I’m a stickler when it comes to my writer’s resume. Even though I’m happy where I am, I’m still putting it through some regular maintenance. As I research new ideas and trends, I’m noticing that some people think writers don’t need a resume. Main reasons being no one reads them anymore, they’re boring and that… Continue reading 5 reasons to keep your writer’s resume shiny and handy

Truths revealed by walking in a prospect’s shoes

Assemble the minions! — Gru, Despicable Me (2010, Universal Pictures)   Most of us know what it’s like to be the freelancer trying to get the gig. But how often do we get to see what it’s like on the flip side of the coin? To be the one hiring creative talent? I’m not talking… Continue reading Truths revealed by walking in a prospect’s shoes