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One of the reasons I bought my 1978 Datsun 280Z was because I was looking for a platform that was light, had strong aftermarket support, and was light-years away from the brand new cars I drive every day as an automotive journalist. I knew that putting a 40 year old car on a race track wouldn’t be as trouble-free of an experience as it had been with my previous track efforts – a 1995 Mazda Miata R package (sadly lost in a flood) and my (still owned) 2004 Cadillac CTS-V – which meant there was a lot of maintenance that had to be taken care of before I’d feel safe exposing it to a high performance driving environment.

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Developing Your Freelance Writing Radar – Potential Problem Projects Part II

August 24, 2009 – 10:08 pm | 17,304 views | Edit Post

In my last post, I talked about a few of the red flags that stand out from freelance writing project descriptions. In my opinion, writers who do their best to vet potential clients even before the negotiation or bidding process can save themselves a lot of hassle later on.

Develop Your Freelance Writing Radar – How To Spot Potential Problem Projects

July 31, 2009 – 8:01 pm | 3,375 views | Edit Post

In the comments section of one of my previous articles, I alluded to the fact that I have developed a sort of filtering process to help me select which projects would be a good match for my skills.

How Saying Yes Can Open Up Your Freelance Writing Business

June 3, 2009 – 9:08 pm | 2,459 views | Edit Post
How Saying Yes Can Open Up Your Freelance Writing Business

In a conversation with a fellow freelancer recently, we ended up discussing the impact that certain decisions made by a writer could have not only on their freelance career, but also on their general outlook on life.