A Labor Day Infographic

Back in my newspaper days, Labor Day was one of a handful of company holidays. Sometimes we dreaded holidays, especially the Monday holidays, because that meant a “short week”—we had to produce the same number of pages in fewer days, which meant the price of a day off on Monday was overtime on Tuesday and Wednesday. Not to mention the Friday before.

Now, as a freelance editor, I could give myself the holiday off if I wanted to, but I probably won’t, because I love my work and I’m in the midst of editing a great novel by one of my brilliant clients. Continue reading

New year, new beginnings

I’ve never been one for new year’s resolutions. If a change is going to be made, one might as well make it now as wait for some arbitrary date on the calendar. But it just happens that this change — redesigning my website — has been in the planning stages for months. This reboot just happens to coincide with the turning of that page from December to January. Continue reading