Six Tips for Freelance Logo Designers: From a Buyer’s Perspective

My Mission A few weeks ago, I was on a mission to find a professional that could design an official logo for The Novice. I had created my previous logo and, although it served its purpose for a time, I wanted something that was more of a representation of this site as well as the […]

Five Popular Services to Sell as an Online Freelancer

Freelancing Benefits Whether you’re looking into freelancing as a part-time supplemental gig or you are aspiring to turn it into a career, there are a variety of professional services you can sell online to earn some extra cash as an online freelancer. With the right gigs and level of motivation, you could even earn enough […]

Make Money Writing and Become a Freelancer

Background Writing has always been a passion of mine and, for as long as I can remember, I’ve dreamt of making a living off of my favorite pastime. I think it is common amongst most writers to daydream of people choosing to purchase their book and enjoy the world and story they’ve created. Or, for […]

Skincare and Haircare: 30 Lessons I Learned Before 30: Part 2

As a part of my “30 Lessons I Learned Before Turning 30” series, I felt like it was only right to include a section about facts I’ve learned involving skin, hair, and beauty. I still consider thirty to be a young age, but it is never too late to learn how to better take care […]

Going Back to School During Covid: One Teacher’s Perspective

With each conversation I have had this summer, I’ve been asked about my thoughts and opinions on returning to school. The number of COVID cases are much higher than when we were initially quarantined, and people don’t always understand that school districts have many factors to consider when making decisions like that. Here are my […]

30 Lessons I Learned Before Turning 30: Part I: Relationship Edition

I debated for almost half a year on whether I should write this blog post series. Honestly, I wasn’t too thrilled about turning 30 back in February and that’s mostly because I felt like that age marked the “getting older” stage of life. After further reflection I see now that’s not the case. Everyone gets […]

Three Twitter Etiquette Tips

I joined the Twitter #WritingCommunity a few years ago to connect with other writers. Naturally, just like other social media platforms, different trends emerged and Twitter pet peeves were born. I asked the Twitter community to tell me all about trends they dislike on the platform. It seems as though most of the trends that […]

Writer’s Block: Get Over It

Okay, I agree, the title does seem a little harsh. But, it’s true. When experiencing writer’s block, there are really only two paths you can take. You can discover what helps you when you have writer’s block and find a way to work through it. Or, you can continue to overthink and avoid with the […]

Find Your Writer’s Ritual

Over the past couple of years of getting to know other writers online, I have noticed many comments about their preferences when it comes to their writing space and the time they sit down to write. Unofficially, I’m calling this the “Writer’s Ritual”. That is, what writers do to prepare their space to sit down […]

6 Helpful Tips For Self-Care and Productivity

I think it is safe to say we have all been, on various levels, impacted by the recent pandemic spreading through the world. People have been temporarily and, in many cases, permanently let go from jobs that cannot function during social distancing while others are asked to work from home. Many are experiencing quarantine knowing […]