Category: Job

The heroes of early morning

The heroes of early morning

Let’s debunk a myth. It’s not that early risers doesn’t like to sleep. They appreciate a full eight hours night of sleep like everyone else. The reason why they get up early to get stuff done is not some masochistic game, it’s just that: they want to get stuff done. And they know they’re more …

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Facing the truth

Facing the truth

Wanting to be a writer is clearly not enough to become one. And inspiration alone will lead you to nowhere. Being a writer requires a lot of hard work, commitment and sacrifice. It’s difficult, but not impossible. If you made choices that had nothing to do with writing in your life, it’s even more difficult. …

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Overcrowded schedule and overcrowded mind #whatImwriting

Overcrowded schedule and overcrowded mind #whatImwriting

As you may have understood by now, I’m not good at making my life easier. I already had a crowded schedule with my job, this blog, my ongoing projects and the job as a translator. You may think that this would have been enough. But I can’t let an opportunity for writing more slip away. …

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What I learnt from failing

What I learnt from failing

Did you noticed? It’s May already. Which means that Camp NaNoWriMo is over. This time I can’t brag about winning because I didn’t reach my goal of 60000 words but I can sound wise by telling you some of the things I learnt from this experience (some I already knew but it’s good to have a …

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Why do you write stupid stories?

Why do you write stupid stories?

Why do you read so many novels? Do they have any meaning? Have you ever heard this kind of questions? I had. Someone also told me that listening to music is a waste of time and more than one had the nerve to ask me “Why do you write stories? They are just that… stories, …

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How to stop everyday life from stealing your passion

How to stop everyday life from stealing your passion

Lately I’ve been discussing a very interesting topic with a group of writers. The point was: have you ever felt like life is stealing something from your art? Does everyday life steal time and energy from writing (or whatever your art is)? Is it a life’s problem or is it yours? And, most important, is …

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How to survive temporary jobs and learn from them

How to survive temporary jobs and learn from them

When school or university ends, you start searching for a job. At first you search in your field, because you studied a lot and would like to make the most of your education. Some are are lucky enough to have their expectations fulfilled. However the time we live in is not an easy one and …

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Searching for a job #5 – The disappointment

Searching for a job #5 – The disappointment

For a few days after your job interview you swing between great expectations and self-destructive thoughts. One moment you feel good and confident, the next one you have the impression that you did everything wrong during the interview. One moment you are sure that they will never find a better candidate than you, the next …

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Searching for a job #4 – The job questioning… I mean, interview

Searching for a job #4 – The job questioning… I mean, interview

As soon as you put down your phone and look at the little note in your hand where you wrote time and place for your job interview, you start feeling nervous. It’s a very different kind of anxiety compared with the one you felt while waiting, because now the responsibility is in your hands again. …

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