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I just couldn’t type. Practicing on an Olivetti portable typewriter, I never learned to trust my fingers. Through various “administrative assistant” jobs I held through my 20’s, I had learned “word processing.” Typing on a computer dedicated to creating text documents made sense to me. It was forgiving. Flexible. It enabled me to capture my … Continue reading

The Value of Pro Bono

Sometimes you have to say “no.” When you’re a creative and a problem-solver, it’s natural to want to help with your skills. But then, some people start taking advantage and the next thing you know, your paying work is suffering. Or you get cranky and feeling put-upon. However, when you do stuff gratis, YOUR WAY, … Continue reading

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