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How I Prepare Each Week

How I Prepare Each Week

As I’m looking for a full-time job and working part time in addition to some freelancing opportunities, I’m finding myself even more packed than when I had a job. Staying organized is critical to my sanity and my ability to make money and survive. I’ve always loved Sunday night as a planning opportunity to look […]

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Project Management for Authors 2.0

Project Management for Authors 2.0

This is an update to a post from early 2016. Be sure to check that out, too!  This post also contains affiliate links. You can read my disclosure policy here.  Being the organized person that I am, everything I do has to have at least some sort of organization. This includes everything to do with […]

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Why You Need a Solid Email Client

Why You Need a Solid Email Client

Today we’re going to talk about something so not sexy: email. It’s a necessary evil of the 21st century. Something we seem to hang our lives on now, right? This past weekend, in my email newsletter, I talked a little about bad emails and how they can make our stomachs sink. You can’t avoid email, […]

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Why I Love Scrivener for Writing

This post contains affiliate links. Read my disclosure to learn more about affiliate links.  I mentioned last week that I rely a lot on apps to stay organized, especially in my creative ventures. While I mentioned all the typical tools: Dropbox, Evernote, Todoist, and more, there was an app I didn’t mention that I love: Scrivener. […]

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How to Spring Clean Your Digital Life

How to Spring Clean Your Digital Life

Maybe I ought to title this “Summer Cleaning” since it’s been in the 90s for a good chunk of the past week here in Austin, but I’m assuming the beginning of May is spring time for the rest of the world. Over the past few weeks, as I’ve finished one draft of a book and […]

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How Paper Fits into Paperless

How Paper Fits Into Paperless

This post contains affiliate links. Read my disclosure here. Earlier this year, I declared that one of my yearly goals was to go paperless. To be honest, I’m failing at this goal so far, busy with other aspects of my life. If I could, I’d pay someone else to scan all my documents and organize […]

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How I use Trello in My Job Search

How I Use Trello in My Job Search

As a creative entrepreneur with a slight obsession for organizing, most of my organization comes with the help of apps. I love a good set of colored pens (g2 Pilots are a must), but as I go paperless this year, I’m leaning more and more on a variety of apps. You know my love of Evernote, […]

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Why You Need Organization as a Creative

Why You Need Organization as a Creative

Organization is something I feel like I’m always trying to obtain, especially as a creative. I’m one of those people who definitely has the appearance of being organized (the color-coded planner, the fact that I own a planner, etc), but as a creative, I’m also prone to creative streaks where organization isn’t as important. But […]

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