Yearly Archives: 2010


I realize it’s been awhile since I put up a meaningful post for the readers of my little blog here, and for that I apologize. But it’s been for a good reason! I’ve been busy. And I’ve got steady work

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Aristic integrity versus the paycheck: the myth of art.

When you take a closer look at writing as a career path, there are literally dozens of branches to choose from these days. It used to be there were only a few clear-cut paths: journalism,  novel writing, poetry and writing

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Survivability in the 21st Century: Needs Versus Wants

This morning I was inspired to write a post on survivability after I noticed someone had reached my website after Googling the phrase “I only make 80k a year, how can I survive?” The first thought that went through my

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Marginal Boundaries, Issue One now on sale!

After three months of hard work, the first issue of our new speculative fiction ezine, Marginal Boundaries, is now on sale. Head on over to the main site to read some excerpts and purchase your copy today!

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The latest spending trends of the average U.S. Household

So, as you all know, I have a fascination with numbers. Some might call it an obsession. You’ve seen it in many of my past posts, including Obsession with Numbers as well as the entire Content Writing Experiment throughout its

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A busy month

Have you ever been so busy you don’t have time to post on your blog or update your social media sites? Yep, that’s me. I’m literally so swamped with work and side projects that I haven’t had time to divulge

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Your Online Reputation

Perhaps this post should have more rightly been titled “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly.” The good: It’s awfully rewarding when you start seeing people Googling your name. That means you are building a reputation, in some way or

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The importance of diversity

When you look at the truly successful people in the world, they generally have several virtues in common. Dedication. Aggression. A work ethic. But most importantly they have a sense of entrepreneurship that drives them beyond simply being satisfied working

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Looking for talented freelance artists

We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming to bring you this announcement. Marginal Boundaries, a speculative fiction magazine edited by yours truly, is currently on the lookout for freelance writers. Due to unexpected circumstances, our previous artist had to back out,

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Obsession with numbers

I’ve always been somewhat addicted to math as it relates to freelance writing. I love using numbers to prove a point, especially when it can be used to educate people away from the tired old “omgz t3h content millz r

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  • The lie that is “free writing sample”
    Imagine the following scenario: It’s been six months or so since your last dental checkup, and it’s time to get your teeth cleaned. Your old dentist is out of town, or maybe you’ve moved into a new town, so you…Read more ›
  • How should I price my copywriting rates?
    Rates are one of the hottest topics of debate among writers in the United States. Ironically, not so much outside of the U.S. As someone who has spent much of the past 13+ years traveling, and four and a half…Read more ›
  • A Day in the Life of an Expat Copywriter
    As most of you know from reading the blog and following along at our Facebook page, I’ve been extremely busy with my current full-time job, which is managing my online community with Marginal Boundaries and establishing niche sites and products…Read more ›
  • Copywriting Services
    While I don’t regularly post blog updates for other writers anymore due to being extremely busy with my Marginal Boundaries and other products such as The Expat Guidebook, Complete Writing Solutions still exists as a platform for my clients past,…Read more ›
  • CWS In 2012
    It’s been pretty quiet on the blog front for Complete Writing Solutions in 2012, and there’s a reason for that Those of you who have been following along for some time already know it’s because things are in full swing…Read more ›