Making Time for Your Own Projects

I'm looking sadly at my Word folder labeled "Short Stories." Although fiction has always been my first love, I haven't touched that...

Do You Take a Home Office Deduction?

According to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS), the home office deduction allows those who work at home to deduct expenses for the part ...

What to Do When a Client Doesn’t Pay

I know the freelance industry standard is to collect 1/3 to 1/2 of the cost of a project upfront. I also know that many of my clients are...

To Phone or Not to Phone

Years ago, I published my young adult novel, Visiting Grandma, through Booklocker. Booklocker has an interesting philosophy. They are a ...