Writers Behaving Badly

By Margaret Barry We all know that writing can be a struggle. Even the best writers can stare at a page for what seems like hours and not be able to come up with a decent sentence—thus the phrase “tortured” artist. Given how difficult it can be to come up with a...

Riding off into the Sunset for Freelancers

For me—perhaps because I’m living in Texas now—the idea of being a freelancer evokes images of the Wild, Wild West: lonesome cowgirls (and boys) riding their faithful steeds across the rugged terrain, leaving the time clock behind to forge their own destinies,...

Opening New Doors with AWC Austin

by Sharon Reynolds I’ve always been a “glass half full” kind of person and discovered early on that this is a good thing. It’s what helps me get through the challenges in my life. For eleven years, I’ve been a half-time freelance writer and half-time volunteer with my...