In my last post in this series, I addressed some general pros and cons with an emphasis on “Social Senarios” I’ve observed over the last seven years. These may help you decide whether working from home is right for you.
In this installment, I talk about the pros and cons of finances, one of the most important aspects of working from home.
As I’ve explained in a previous article, working from home—at least for me as a freelance editor—means I kiss a regular paycheck good-bye. This was a tough adjustment for me at first, but now I’m grateful and wouldn’t have it any other way. Continue reading
In lieu of a Friday post (since I will be out of town for the holidays and unable to respond), I’m posting a book review of my author friend Deb Brammer’s newest book, Edges of Truth: The Mary Weaver Story.
By Adam Blumer
Edges of Truth: The Mary Weaver Story by Deb Brammer with Steve Brennecke, CreateSpace, November 2013, 350 pages, $13.95.
Novelist Deb Brammer and former attorney on the case Steve Brennecke retell the inspiring true story of Mary Weaver in Edges of Truth. Mary, an Iowa babysitter, was accused and convicted of first-degree murder in the mysterious death of eleven-month-old Melissa Mathes on January 22, 1993.
Written with effective fiction technique and based on meticulous research of court records, the book traces the story of Melissa’s mysterious death and Mary’s journey to prove her innocence through the legal system—first in a mistrial, then a retrial that ended in a first-degree murder conviction in May 1994, and then the appeal process. Continue reading
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