Month: January 2018

Where Can I Find A Freelance Writing Job Online?

Where Can I Find A Decent Freelance Writing Job Online? If you are a freelance writer, you may have tried many different platforms to earn money using your writing skills but received precious little back in return.  That can certainly be deflating and frustrating.  However, there are many places online where people can find a freelance writing job and can make a tidy sum while doing what they truly love. Unfortunately, many Internet users do not understand how online earning works and perceive it as sketchy and even fraudulent.  While that can certainly be the case in particular instances,...

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How Can I Manage My Time as a Freelance Writer?

Time Management for Freelance Writers: Operating your own freelance writing business can be an incredibly demanding and time-consuming venture.  It is often a thankless task which includes juggling a multitude of obligations at the same time.  Competing stakeholders such as clients, friends and family are all looking for your attention.  In such an environment, a freelance writer is in a virtual battle with the hands of the clock.  Every second of the day is precious as there is so much to be done and no room for wasted minutes.  Perhaps Michael Altshuter, the noted motivational speaker and coach, said...

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Why Bother With Writing Contests and Conferences?

Why Bother With Writing Contests and Conferences? There is little doubt that breaking into the world of freelance writing can be quite tough.  It is an extremely competitive, time-consuming and demanding profession.  Indeed, the job does not just involve writing.  That is the easy part!  As a freelancer you have to job search, research, write, proofread, design and market.  In fact, the tasks are virtually endless.  If someone is lacking in organizational skills and willpower, they can easily turn a ten-minute marketing session on Twitter into a full day experience.  Considering all of this, when a good opportunity comes...

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Books Reviewed This Year

I have reviewed 72 books so far this year.

48% – 72 out of 150 books reviewed

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Akea - The Power of Destiny
it was amazing
Have you ever considered what it actually means to be "different"?  To step outside the norms of society and truly be yourself, despite the sideways glances, outright disapproval and criticism which may inevitably follow.  To be true to …
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5-star-reviews

Wham!
it was amazing
"First they came for the communists,

And I did not speak out because I wasn’t a communist.

Then they came for the trade unionists,

And I didn’t speak out because I was not a trade unionist.

Then they came for the Jews,

And I did not…

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5-star-reviews

Doctor Hydenberg
really liked it
To come to the end of one’s life and be full of regret is a terrible thing for anyone to experience.  The whole idea of living with no excuses and loving with zero regrets, right out the window.  A life full of missed opportunities and w…
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4-star-reviews

The Haunting of Hope House
it was ok
Have you ever faced something in your personal life which was so overwhelming that you just needed to escape?  Running as far away from such troubles as possible in hopes of ultimately finding greener pastures in life.  Unfortunately, pe…

A Fine Death
it was amazing
Have you ever felt as if your entire life was spinning out of control?  Where absolutely nothing was going right and everything you touched turned to stone?  A gloomy cloud overhead which virtually follows your every move.  All of your r…
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5-star-reviews

Scouse Gothic: The Pool of Life... and Death
it was amazing
What do you get when you mix vampires, a hitman, a grief stricken mother recently released from a mental institution who is bent on revenge- and a plump little angel with the appearance of a pigeon?  You get one fantastic story…that’s …
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5-star-reviews

Lullaby of the Dead: Every Ghost Has a Story
it was amazing

If this was to be your last day on this planet, would you be satisfied with the life you have lived?  Have you existed in harmony with those around you- and within yourself?  What if your answer to these questions is a resounding ‘No’? …

Guinevere: At the Dawn of Legend
really liked it
There can be little doubt that childhood is an exciting and wonderful time.  It is filled with a variety of fresh and new experiences which are approached with a childlike innocence.  Be that as it may, such youthful exuberance can be qu…
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4-star-reviews

Virus
really liked it
Have you ever considered what could possibly be strong enough to destroy human civilization as we know it?  Perhaps nuclear war?  Famine? Disease and pestilence?  The possibilities are many, and not very pleasant to ponder.  When thinkin…
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4-star-reviews

The Zoo: An Allegorical Adventure
liked it
What would it take to bring a vibrant and bustling Metropolis to its very knees?  The simple answer to this question is…not very much!  Any type of civilization takes a great deal of time and industry to create, but precious little effor…
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3-star-reviews




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