Category: Lessons

Exercising My Right to Write About Exercising

Over on my Daddy Blog Mommy’s Busy… Go Ask Daddy, I often write about my family, mixed in with plenty of reviews and giveaways. Things tend to center around movies, video games, superheroes and food. Oreos in particular. One of

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I Wish Only Death to the Serial Comma

Serial Commas are Wrong

If Dexter was a punctuation mark, he’d be a serial comma. They’re both bloody and unnecessary but at times, get the job done. I’m not a fan of either, though. In fact, I pretty much despise the serial comma. As

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10 Ways to Stay Focused and Motivated While You Work

Staying motivated at work

Lately, I’ve had a tough time focusing. Usually when I’m busy with tons of writing on my plate, I can knock each one off no problem. But these days, I’ve got a semi-full plate and for some reason it’s just

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Why Freelancers Should Submit Non-Paid Samples

As part of my daily routine, I browse a number of freelance job boards. WhisperJobs, Freelance Writing Jobs, and About Freelance Writing’s CraigsList Group are a few of my favorites. Yeah, I realize I just shot myself in the foot

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Learning, Assemble! What the Avengers Can Teach Us About Our Writing

I’m pretty damn excited. The Avengers movie hits theaters this week and as a glorified comic book geek, this is the ultimate movie I’ve been waiting for since childhood. I honestly contemplated playing hooky (and doing the same for my

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