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Freelance Work

Posted on 2006.08.16 at 15:48
I've almost finished the freelance work that has consumed gallons of my time for the last three weeks. I've had an awesome time doing the research and writing, but it is a relief to see the end in sight. Here are a few things I learned while working on this project--

***The cure for self-doubt is to just keep plugging away.

***When your nose is stuck three-inches deep into a research book, the phone is guaranteed to ring at least once.

***I'm WAY more spoiled than I realized. Most people work 8 to 5 EVERY day.

***It is possible for me to write 2000+ words per day. Darn, I should have gotten one of those nifty counters.

***Three weeks is a really short period of time to research a topic and write 18,000+ words.

***I'm only truly happy when I'm writing and I'd do it again in a minute. :-)

Comments:


Anne Marie Pace
annemariepace at 2006-08-16 21:03 (UTC) (Link)
Wow--some good lessons learned there, girl.

And some $$ earned.

Sounds like a good deal all around. :)
volleypop
volleypop at 2006-08-17 00:48 (UTC) (Link)
Wow! Talk about persistence! Way to go!

~Della
bluemalibu
bluemalibu at 2007-09-19 15:44 (UTC) (Link)
annemarie said you got a great letter! how wonderful for you! :))

congratulations and best of luck on the new book
hope it is ok to friend you! :))
bluemalibu
bluemalibu at 2008-11-17 15:35 (UTC) (Link)
CONGRATULATIONS TO YOU ON YOUR BOOK!!!!!!!!!

HOW WONDERFUL!!!!!!!!!



I friended you too. :))
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