So much stuff. Waaaayy too much. It was time to pare down the clutter in the office so Jackie and Beth discuss the pros, cons, and in betweens when it… Read more »
Moonlighting can be one way to launch your creative endeavor. But it’s got some upsides as well as downers. Today Jackie and I discuss: Is moonlighting as easy as it… Read more »
The only constant in life is change. Or so “they” say… Today Lindsay and Beth discuss pen names, reasons why they’re good, why you should use one, as well as… Read more »
It strikes fear in the heart of every introvert. Yet we must do it. Today Jackie and Beth untangle the mysteries of networking. We cover things like: Whether what we… Read more »
Lisa Jenson, a long time freelancer from Idaho, shares how a diverse portfolio helps prevent income highs and lows. In today’s Convos with Pros(e) we discuss: * How she landed… Read more »
Once your creative career takes flight, expect to travel. Today Beth and Jackie share their battle scarred stories of: * Annoying travel mates * The power of asking (for nearly… Read more »
I’ve got something new today! As an expansion of Notes from Minnesota, I thought it might be fun to interview successful authors and freelancers to ferret out some of their… Read more »
When is profanity acceptable in creative works? Today, Jacklyn and Beth discuss… The apparent rise in profanity in titles Whether it’s frowned upon in some spheres but not others Various… Read more »
Uff-da. Another downer episode of Notes from Minnesota? Hardly. Everyone faces life changing events. Blessing or curse, Beth and Jacklyn discuss the Big C, the Big D, tips to get… Read more »
Well, this is embarrassing. Today, Beth and Jackie reveal their grandest and most epic fails. Think everything goes slick in the creative world? Ha. They discuss instincts, marketing vs being… Read more »
Today Beth shares a crazy story about an expert who mistakenly deleted a large chunk of her email list and Jacklyn shares a bit about the “power of the microphone.”… Read more »
Creative endeavors are tough! Writers get reviewed. Musicians get ranked. Artists continually need to explain their work. Poets… oh, the poor poets. So, why do we put up with so… Read more »
After you’ve been in the creative biz for a while, you’ll encounter some crazy stereotypes. Writers are flaky. Musicians are unreliable. True? False? We talk about all that today.
Is your freelancing biz an actual business or a hobby? Today we wrestle with that burning question and discuss tax deductions and steps you should take if you want to… Read more »
Freelancing… yeah. Getting paid can be an issue sometimes. Today Jacklyn (a long time musician) and I talk reeling in the moola and how to avoid that uncomfortable situation where… Read more »
Today’s a red letter day because in today’s Notes from Minnesota I’ve got a fantastic co-hostess (with the mostess). Her name’s Jackie. She’s one of the best musicians you’ll ever… Read more »
Well, this one’s not very great. Bad news on the family front. It’s amazing how quickly life can change. Go hug your family. Stat.
Oh my. Today’s all about managing life when you work in a home office.
So… cancerversary 2.5 has come and gone. Today’s all about the gifts of adversity. Podcast is short today, got Thanksgiving fixings to prepare. Enjoy!
I’m a bit jumbled today. Apologies. Cancerversaries tend to do that. If you’ve ever had health issues, you may relate to this whole crazy work/health balance. 🙂