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September did improve but still needs work!

September did improve but still needs work!

Early in September I complained about how far off my goals I was and indicated I needed to get back online. Well, getting back to work is not as easy as saying you are going to do it but, I did make an effort if nothing else. It is important…

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Talk about sluggish! Motivation problems

Talk about sluggish! Motivation problems

It has been nearly 40 days since I created a post on this site! Yes, 40 days! Of course,  I could hide behind some very basic truths including: I took a one month vacation (Yes, a whole month!) It’s summertime (it is in fact almost over) I’ve been busy (not…

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Pardon our appearance!!

I have reverted to an old platform selection and will be updating the site within 48 hours. I needed to go back to an old version of my original layout and that will take some time. Thanks for your patience! About Doreen MartelWell-rounded freelance writer who contributes to various blogs,…

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My own worst enemy

My own worst enemy

You know there are sometimes you cannot help but shoot yourself in the foot. I’m particularly good at that and tend to be my own worst enemy. Remember when I wrote the post on setting goals for 2013? I made this observation early in the post Finally I got around…

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Celebrate a milestone: What now

Celebrate a milestone: What now

Yesterday, I  crossed a milestone on this blog. I posted my 500th post. The very first post on this site was November of 2008. Clearly, I have not posted regularly, I’ve averaged about 10 posts a month. There is a reason that these posts are somewhat erratic. I have no…

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July musings about writing and blogging

July musings about writing and blogging

As July winds down, I’m looking back over what I have managed to accomplish this month. As my regular readers know, I really do enjoy blogging, writing and finding new ways to generate income.  I also like sharing information about what is successful, things that are less successful than I…

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Accidental Freelancer

It’s always interesting to find out how people wound up doing freelance work and my story isn’t much different from others except that I have a few varying twists in my tale. I never considered being a freelancer! In fact, I simply couldn’t imagine depending on chance for a paycheck…

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Spread your wings!

If you’re a freelance writer and you are looking for (a) additional experience; (b) additional income; (c) an opportunity to build your portfolio, there are some websites that are available to you to help you do this! Here are some examples: Helium – if you’re interested in writing about a…

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About Me

About Me

My Profile/Portfolio: Doreen Martel About Doreen MartelWell-rounded freelance writer who contributes to various blogs, paid to write sites and revenue sharing sites. Doreen is legally blind and has worked at home for more than 10 years. She uses the lessons learned from this experience to enhance her writing and share…

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About this Blog

I encourage you to share links to other websites that offer freelance jobs. However, there are some items that will be immediately removed: A)  Foreclosure assistance - Foreclosure assistance businesses are sketchy at best.  Companies that offer help and charge large up front fees are typically not companies that I…

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