So this one time, I got laid off. And it extra special sucked ass, because it was a job that I didn’t even friggin’ have. Let me back it up and give it a little context here: Waaaaaaaay back in the stone age, before I was a freelancer… I was a corporate copywriter. Cubicle hell…

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So today I want to talk about one of the biggest mistakes I see freelancers making (I’m including aspiring freelancers who aren’t quite there yet)… Ladies and gents, you are making this waaaaaaaaaayyyyyyy more complicated than it is. Good business is simple… it’s just that simple doesn’t necessarily equal easy. Easy is skipping steps. It’s…

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A little more than 12 hours ago, I heard something that I’d known was coming for a long time: https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/loc…re-Stores-Shut-Down-Nationwide-491416532.html That’s the company I used to work for,  as an in-house copywriter. And if you’re not familiar with my experiences there… I’ll sum it up as: I learned an INCREDIBLE amount about creative production, running nationwide…

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You’ve experienced it. I’ve experienced it. We’ve all gone through it… That moment where something we wanted, wished for, hoped for with every ounce of soul we possess fails to happen. Maybe it’s being passed over for a job you really wanted. Maybe it’s hearing your manuscript was rejected. Maybe it’s being turned down for…

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