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Sometimes It’s a Long Road

Back in 2008 when I was first getting started as a writer, I was able to get on board with a small, independent computer game developer based upon my many years as a gamer and fantasy/sci-fi nerd. I spent 8

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More tools of the trade

Tools of the trade are those little things that make life easier, regardless of which industry you happen to work in. I’ve talked in the past about my passion for Dragon NaturallySpeaking, but there are other things which can make

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A non work post: my weekend plans

So, one of the things I don’t mention in my professional bio is the fact that I grew up on a dairy farm/ranch. It’s not a lifestyle I’ve been much a part of in the past 14 years, ever since

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Another look at content mills

It’s been some time since I took a closer look at content mills for the readers of the blog. The last time I covered the topic here at the Complete Writing Solutions blog was back in January and February when

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Working on the reboot

Let’s see…getting the Twitter account going again, re-booting the Facebook page, and focusing on a new direction. Stay tuned as I continue to make updates to the website and new connections. With my latest travel plans moving ahead at full-steam,

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Gone with the wind!

So it looks like I’m going Location Independent for sure starting in October! I’m starting off with a stint in Cancun for at least 3 months, but it may turn into 6 depending on how much I like it. Will

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The beauty of working freelance

One of the benefits of working in digital media is the absolute freedom when it comes to office space, needing a vehicle, a permanent residency and so on and so forth. As long as you have a laptop and a

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The value of cheap entertainment

In a working world where the vast majority of Americans seem to be forced to work obscene amounts of hours in order to barely eek out an existence, the value of entertainment seems to have gone up even more than

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New location

I’ve currently relocated up to the family ranch near Steamboat Springs, Colorado. I flew into Colorado on Thursday of last week and spent a few days with my sister down in Fort Collins before I headed up the mountain. In

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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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  • 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 ›