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Whew, got a lot of links added to a blog. A blog just ain’t right without links added, and I have a bunch of writers, editors, consultants, and fun sites to check out. So … happy clicking!

The Origin of Freelance

I love working with words. They are, after all, my main currency of exchange, 😉 One word that has always fascinated me is, “freelance.” It has a nice, “Old World” ring, doesn’t it? It conjures visions of horsemen raising their lances for a charge, sworn to no king. The term “freelance” was first coined by Sir Walter Scott in his …

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Staying Active

Before I became a freelance writer, I knew I’d hit a point where I’d be near the end of a writing or editing project and wonder, “what do I do next?” I needed to have a plan of action … or better yet, a plan to stay active. Staring at a project’s completion point, it can be easy to get …

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Liberate Your Bliss?

I’ve been a fan of mythologist/writer Joseph Campbell‘s books and appearances since I was a teen.  His famous phrase is, “Follow Your Bliss.”   It’s a lyrical way of saying, “always do what you love,” particularly in regard to your occupation. I believe that we all have things in our lives that make us happy.  Sometimes, though, we have a hard …

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Milestones

Milestones and goals are important when you begin a new venture.  They keep you grounded and give you something to work toward, whether you are paying off debt, losing weight, learning to play the guitar … or staring your own business. When I decided to start my own freelance writing and editing business, I knew milestones would be critical. Now, …

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Whoo!

Website is finally live and populated.  🙂 http://www.maheshrajmohan.com !!!

New Tech

I stay at the bleeding edge of technology for professional and research purposes, but  I tend to be a late technology adopter, personally.   I resisted buying a cell phone for years, and the one I have now is fairly low tech, compared to the new smartphones.   I had a big, boxy Zenith television for ten years (a tube inside …

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Strange Horizons Review

Just a brief note to say that my review of The Martian General’s Daughter by Theodore Judson is up at Strange Horizons.  Let me know what you think!

V: The Series

V:  The Series rocked my world when it came out in 1984.  The Star Wars Trilogy ignited my desire to tell stories, but the original V:  The Series taught me that there were many different ways a story can be told.  For my  nine-year-old self, the series itself took risks that today are commonplace in shows like Lost or The …

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Version.5

Howdy!  I’ve had several blogs over the years (as the title implies, this is the fifth version), but this is the first time I’ve had one attached to a larger website (and the first time I’ve had a website!), so welcome to “Liberate Your Bliss.” My name is Mahesh Raj Mohan, and aside from being a husband, son, and brother, …

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