Category Archives: Freelance writing

Celebrate Earth Day

This post by Gayle M. Irwin It’s Earth Day! Well, Earth Day is actually tomorrow. What is Earth Day? Celebrated in many countries throughout the world since 1970, this special day was started in the United States and founded Gaylord … Continue reading

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Novel Writing, Book Marketing, Event Planning… Oh My!

This post by Gayle M. Irwin November began with a BANG, and I was JAZZED! I had completed my magazine writing assignments for the year (or nearly so), book events were falling into place, and I had new marketing strategies … Continue reading

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Storms

This post by Gayle M. Irwin   I debated what to write about for my first blog post this month. Originally, I wanted to write about visiting national parks this year, the centennial celebration of the National Park Service. Then … Continue reading

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I am a Writer!

This post by Gayle M. Irwin I have an anniversary coming up. Nine years ago next month I attended my first writers’ conference. I traveled to New Mexico thanks to a free airline ticket I received when I was bumped … Continue reading

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Careful What You Wish For!

This post by Gayle M. Irwin Earlier this year I set a personal goal to increase my freelance writing endeavors. It is my desire to be a fulltime freelancer and to write and publish my own books. More freelance opportunities … Continue reading

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From Winter to Spring

This post by Gayle M. Irwin One week ago my community became buried in 14+ inches of heavy, wet snow. Businesses closed, including the community college and the non-profit organization for which I work. Two days later, I was 275 … Continue reading

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Reflections – Who’s That in the Mirror?

This post by Gayle M. Irwin We all look in the mirror, some people more often than others. Me, I’m not much for mirrors because I generally don’t like what reflects back at me. I especially dislike full-length mirrors. My … Continue reading

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When It Rains… by Erin Farwell

Last summer I embarked on a new venture as a freelance writer. It’s had its ups and downs but overall things have gone very well. I want to cut back a bit over the summer both to spend time with … Continue reading

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