Here’s What’s Coming Next in Our Inspiration Series

Hello all Just wanted to touch base with you all and let you know that the Emerald Musings series on inspiration is far from over — here’s what we have in store for you in October and beyond! This coming Friday, yours truly is picking up the mantle as I … Continue reading

When Inspiration Hits — A New Series on Emerald Musings

Hello All, and Happy Friday! First, let me apologize– I haven’t been keeping up with my blogs, Emerald Musings and Walking the Path as well as I should.  While I have a few very exciting reasons for it, there really is no excuse, and you have my heartfelt apologies for … Continue reading

Review of Assassination at Bayou Sauvage by D.J. Donaldson

Book:  Assassination at Bayou Sauvage Author:  D.J. Donaldson Publisher:  Highline Editions Availability:  Amazon  Kobo Author Social Media and Website:   D.J. Donaldson  Facebook  Twitter Overall Rating:  4.5 Overall Summary: While enjoying a family picnic, the lemon-drop eating medical examiner extraordinaire for the city of New Orleans Andy Broussard witnesses his … Continue reading

Finding the Needle: How to Use Classified Ads and Aggregate Sites for Freelance Work

When you first start looking for freelance work, it can be difficult to know exactly where to look.  There are quite a few options out there, and finding ones that fit your needs can be a hassle.  As I said in last week’s post, which you can find here, I … Continue reading

Finding the Needle: A Freelance Guide to Finding and Landing the Job

So you’ve decided to take the plunge, huh? Well then, welcome to freelancing!  It’s a wild, sometimes frustrating, always competitive, and occasionally nerve-wracking, but if you’re anything like me, the idea of going back to the 9-5 job won’t be considered.  This life isn’t for everyone, but if it’s for … Continue reading

5 Things I Wished I had Known Before Becoming a Freelancer

So our “5 Things” series on Emerald Musings is coming to an end.  Before that happens, I definitely want to thank all our wonderful contributors — there is no way that I could have done this without you!  So without further ado, here is my humble contribution to the series. … Continue reading

“Check This _____ Out!” A Call for Guest Submissions

Hello, Everyone, As you know, for the months of April and May, Emerald Musings has a great series of guest posts lined up to keep you entertained and informed.  You can find the brave contributors here, and I strongly suggest you get to know them outside of Emerald Musings.  After … Continue reading