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Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-22-2011, 11:57 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By dpenna
Wow, who knew so many of us were fighting the...

Wow, who knew so many of us were fighting the norm of being a working mom (outside of the house) just because we are in a single income household?? Congrats, and good luck, and my prayers to you all!...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-21-2011, 04:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 533
Posted By dpenna
Single mom here as well. I work a lot of nights...

Single mom here as well. I work a lot of nights and sometimes all night long. I don't get every weekend off and like another mom said, you gotta stop trying to be the supermom who always has a spic...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-19-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By dpenna
Hi Mike, Thanks for the link! I added you...

Hi Mike,

Thanks for the link! I added you on FB. :)

Katlara -- I'm adding you too, thanks!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-18-2011, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By dpenna
April, Thanks, I will add you! I just...

April,

Thanks, I will add you!

I just started homeschooling her this week due to an incident at her last school. I'm a single mom so never thought I would homeschool, but the writing job I...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-18-2011, 07:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By dpenna
Hi Erin! I have done a little of everything...

Hi Erin!

I have done a little of everything in the past... about the only thing I'm not really skilled at is sales pages and press releases. Mostly I've focused on content writing, but I've also...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-18-2011, 07:04 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By dpenna
Sorry, I should have just posted the links. ...

Sorry, I should have just posted the links.

https://www.facebook.com/luftawrite

Diane Penna | LinkedIn (http://www.linkedin.com/pub/diane-penna/34/b1a/b96)

Thanks!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-18-2011, 05:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 402
Posted By dpenna
Talking Hoping to make new contacts

Hi everyone.

The one big "egg" that I currently have is ending, and I'm in need of more work. I see from the threads here that many of us are in the same boat.

The last time I relied only on my...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-16-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,219
Posted By dpenna
You're so sweet. Thank you! Go Red Wings!...

You're so sweet. Thank you!

Go Red Wings! lol

Diane
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-14-2009, 08:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,219
Posted By dpenna
Awww, Nikki. You're so sweet! Are you going...

Awww, Nikki. You're so sweet!

Are you going to apply? I haven't seen your application yet. ;)

As Carson said, thank you all for your support!

Diane :)
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-04-2009, 09:45 AM
Replies: 411
Views: 245,470
Posted By dpenna
Certainly! I'm so sorry the link didn't work the...

Certainly! I'm so sorry the link didn't work the second time.

You can find us at: Headquarters for Ad Astra Team Members (http://adastratraffic.info/about-us/)

Thank you for your interest!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-03-2009, 11:01 PM
Replies: 411
Views: 245,470
Posted By dpenna
Hi ladies, I've been around this board for...

Hi ladies,

I've been around this board for several years now, but have lurked for a huge majority of that time. Lately I've been wildly busy on Facebook instead of visiting forums.

Anyway,...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-03-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,219
Posted By dpenna
Creating a Pool of Writers

Hi ladies,

I've been around this board for several years now, but have lurked for a huge majority of that time. Lately I've been wildly busy on Facebook instead of visiting forums.

Anyway,...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 09-03-2009, 10:38 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 867
Posted By dpenna
it's definitely tough. but it gets easier. both...

it's definitely tough. but it gets easier. both my kids are in school full-time now, though they are still small (5 and 9). and six hours a day isn't really that much time, especially when you have...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-29-2008, 11:21 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 688
Posted By dpenna
I signed up for NaNo, but am considering dropping...

I signed up for NaNo, but am considering dropping it. I'm not a fiction writer anyway, so was gonna use it for exploration --- however, I'm thinking I don't have much time for that right now. Or,...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-22-2008, 10:47 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,111
Posted By dpenna
I'll join and follow you all! I'm at...

I'll join and follow you all!

I'm at http://twitter.com/dpenna

I also follow a lot of writers and content buyers, so take a look. Please don't spam them, though, as I really appreciate each and...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-17-2008, 05:24 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 3,606
Posted By dpenna
Hoping2, Please give her a little more time...

Hoping2,

Please give her a little more time to sort things out. Between this really huge project that's almost through, hiring a few new writers, and some health issues, she is dealing with a lot...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 10-12-2008, 07:46 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 629
Posted By dpenna
Hey there! Yeah, Shannan and I started that...

Hey there!

Yeah, Shannan and I started that thread a few months ago about the "Comeback Carson Campaign." Glad to see it eventually worked! ;)

I haven't been on WAHM much lately, and didn't get...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-02-2008, 10:20 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,089
Posted By dpenna
Hey Charisse! Long time, no see. I'm doing well -...

Hey Charisse! Long time, no see. I'm doing well - haven't been doing much writing lately - getting ready for an out-of-state move...busy busy.

I agree with what you said about making $3,000 a...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 07-02-2008, 09:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,089
Posted By dpenna
Frankly, I'm surprised it took this long for...

Frankly, I'm surprised it took this long for anyone to call him out on it.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-06-2008, 12:17 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,893
Posted By dpenna
Even Today.com's offer for their blogging network...

Even Today.com's offer for their blogging network sounds better than this, and that is saying A LOT!smileys/smiley36.gif
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 06-06-2008, 12:09 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 4,893
Posted By dpenna
Wow, I'm really surprised at the audacity some...

Wow, I'm really surprised at the audacity some newbies have to come in here to this board, where we've been watching out for each other for YEARS, and after a couple months feel they are qualified to...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-23-2008, 12:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,099
Posted By dpenna
I would like to give Adam kudos for being...

I would like to give Adam kudos for being professional in his responses.

If a writer takes back their work, there is no need to pay them, especially if the contract specifies the writer is being...
Forum: Web Design & Development 05-17-2008, 10:33 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By dpenna
I take that back. I found a tutorial in typepad...

I take that back. I found a tutorial in typepad with the info I needed..but the info was buried in the last paragraph of the article and skipped right over it the first time I guess.

Thanks all!
Forum: Web Design & Development 05-17-2008, 10:16 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By dpenna
Changing the A names didn't work...those have to...

Changing the A names didn't work...those have to be IP addresses. I could add a new C name record - already did that for the www, but don't know how to get the http:// one added...when there is no...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-17-2008, 09:13 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By dpenna
Espresso - I did find out you are right about...

Espresso - I did find out you are right about that...if I were going to be writing books or other print material, I'd do that. I think in this case though, I'm going to be writing my own material and...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-17-2008, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By dpenna
Well I don't know if it matters if your PayPal...

Well I don't know if it matters if your PayPal account is a business or personal one, but when I send payment to someone, I receive a receipt with their name that was used to open the PP account....
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 05-17-2008, 02:39 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 397
Posted By dpenna
Happy Weekend all! I'm wanting to start a...

Happy Weekend all!

I'm wanting to start a new branch of my writing career, and I want to use a pen name. However, I am not sure how (if at all) this would work with PayPal. Therefore, I was hoping...
Forum: Web Design & Development 05-13-2008, 06:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By dpenna
I think I do - GoDaddy is pretty good with the...

I think I do - GoDaddy is pretty good with the Custom DNS. I'll try - thanks!

Diane
Forum: Web Design & Development 05-13-2008, 04:29 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 221
Posted By dpenna
Hello, I'm from the WAHMs Who Write board,...

Hello,

I'm from the WAHMs Who Write board, and I have a question about dealing with custom domain name settings and domain adjustments. I have my site www.mindscribing.com (hosted at GoDaddy)...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-28-2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 805
Posted By dpenna
Hey stranger! Good to see ya - I'm sure you've...

Hey stranger! Good to see ya - I'm sure you've gathered that by now!

Can't wait to read what you've been up to - returning to the blogosphere without you sure seemed weird.

Hope all is well...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-25-2008, 11:19 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By dpenna
Congrats pgardapee! I'm excited, as I'm sure you...

Congrats pgardapee! I'm excited, as I'm sure you are.

Oh, and on the CC question...I finally figured it out! Thanks, though! lol
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-25-2008, 11:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 243
Posted By dpenna
Good morning, all. I have a question about...

Good morning, all.

I have a question about CC. It's been a couple years since I've even messed with this site, and then one day a really admired fellow writer reminded me about their requested...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-23-2008, 10:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 166
Posted By dpenna
The blue font is definitely the best! Love it.

The blue font is definitely the best! Love it.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-22-2008, 08:34 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 277
Posted By dpenna
I use Gmail and love it. I can create additional...

I use Gmail and love it. I can create additional email addresses and have them all come to the same inbox. Also, they give you so much storage I've only used up 5% of it at most.
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-14-2008, 09:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By dpenna
Thanks all for the advice! I downloaded Trillian...

Thanks all for the advice! I downloaded Trillian and am loving it! Only wish it allowed users from Skype...sorry Deb!

DP
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-14-2008, 04:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 341
Posted By dpenna
I didn't know, and so I'd like to say thanks to...

I didn't know, and so I'd like to say thanks to Jodee aka Curly Joe for all the leads!
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-14-2008, 04:28 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 805
Posted By dpenna
I agree, Deb. He was very excited about that job...

I agree, Deb. He was very excited about that job opportunity and I think he was ready to have a regular work schedule again. I'm not going to lose any sleep over whether he returns to writing or not,...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-14-2008, 02:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 805
Posted By dpenna
I don't think there's a rule that men are not...

I don't think there's a rule that men are not allowed here. He was also a work at home parent, and was always very welcomed here.

Everyone here has offered valuable advice, nobody disputes that...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-14-2008, 10:01 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 805
Posted By dpenna
Disclaimer: The author of this post in no way...

Disclaimer: The author of this post in no way implies that one blogger is any better than another, regardless of sex (the male or female kind). The post was created in the spirit of Blogger...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-14-2008, 09:48 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 341
Posted By dpenna
Okay, so Darren Rowse of ProBlogger...

Okay, so Darren Rowse of ProBlogger (http://www.problogger.net) has made today an unofficial Blogger Appreciation Day...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-14-2008, 09:31 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 286
Posted By dpenna
Way to go, Nikki! See, keep your chin up and just...

Way to go, Nikki! See, keep your chin up and just keep writing and forget about that nasty person....

What a great way to start the week - money and work! :)

DP
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-13-2008, 07:54 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 829
Posted By dpenna
I don't have any experience with Ezine, but I...

I don't have any experience with Ezine, but I just wanted to add my support for you and your situation. As everyone else has said, you should in no way be responsible for how many page views the...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-12-2008, 06:10 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By dpenna
If you're specifically working on contract terms,...

If you're specifically working on contract terms, you should be covered if he tries a charge back based on the terms of your agreement. I think accepting WU should be fine also, but I'm not the best...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-11-2008, 03:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 946
Posted By dpenna
I really, really can't stop laughing. Considering...

I really, really can't stop laughing. Considering I'm trying to finish up an assignment to turn in sometime in the next hour, this is not a good thing.

Thanks for the laugh! :)

DP
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-11-2008, 11:01 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 946
Posted By dpenna
Oh, Nikki. Sorry I didn't see this yesterday and...

Oh, Nikki. Sorry I didn't see this yesterday and respond sooner. Please, please don't worry about her and whether or not she's benefiting from all this or not. I think it's great you have stuck to...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-11-2008, 10:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 286
Posted By dpenna
I'm having a dilemma. I've used Yahoo IM for a...

I'm having a dilemma. I've used Yahoo IM for a while now, but wanted to try out Messenger by MS. I'm only doing that because I downloaded the Windows Live set of programs and just wanna see how it...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-08-2008, 07:21 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By dpenna
Thank you all for the warm welcome back! You're...

Thank you all for the warm welcome back! You're right...I could have visited though I wasn't writing, but I wasn't making much time for myself online after being out of the house all day. I am pretty...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-07-2008, 04:55 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By dpenna
Awww, you all are so sweet. Nikki, I didn't...

Awww, you all are so sweet. Nikki, I didn't realize I was that much of a help to you, so thank you for saying those nice things! One thing I really enjoyed about my last job was that I got to help...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 04-07-2008, 10:32 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 418
Posted By dpenna
Hi all. I can't believe how long it's been since...

Hi all. I can't believe how long it's been since I've been by this forum. I stopped writing about a year ago, when we made a big move due to my husband's job relocation/promotion. Shortly thereafter...
Forum: Writing: Freelancing 03-11-2007, 08:46 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 161
Posted By dpenna
Deb lost her email address list, that is why you...

Deb lost her email address list, that is why you stopped receiving the notices. You can still find her listings at http://writersrow.com/deborahng/freelancewritingjobs.html

Hope that helps!
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