book reviews · Freelance Writing

The Broadcast by Liam Falkov (Book Review)

The Broadcast by Liam Falkov takes us on a journey of mystery, shadow intrigue, and a host of characters who are at first, seemingly unconnected. Secrets are the biggest obstacle, it would seem, toward the main character’s wishful lives. Though there are quite a few characters to help the story and give it meat, the…… Continue reading The Broadcast by Liam Falkov (Book Review)

Freelance Writing · Self-Published Books

Three-Part Harmony Hits Pause

If you’re enjoying these snippets from my upcoming memoir Three-Part Harmony, let me know if you’d like to be added to our email list for upcoming pre-orders of the book which will be available Fall 2019 and available just in time for the holidays. As Mother’s Day approaches and Father’s Day next month, I’m taking…… Continue reading Three-Part Harmony Hits Pause

book reviews · Freelance Writing

Celtic Empire by Clive Cussler & Dirk Cussler (Book Expectations Preview)

You know those stores in the airport which offer travel gadgets, snacks, drinks, last-minute souvenirs, postcards, magazines, and that single case of books? That is where I first discovered Clive Cussler and the Dirk Pitt Series. Airport Reads Though it’s rare to see today, I happened to pick up his first book in the series…… Continue reading Celtic Empire by Clive Cussler & Dirk Cussler (Book Expectations Preview)

book reviews · Freelance Writing

Write Your Life Story – A Guide to Writing Your Autobiography and Tips on How to Get Published from The Learning Series by Nancy Smith (Book Review)

If you’ve been following this blog for the last few months, you know I began writing my life story. Well, my life story so far, anyway. It seems simple enough, doesn’t it? We know ourselves, we know our stories, and we know the chronological technical details. But, somehow, when you sit down to write it…well,…… Continue reading Write Your Life Story – A Guide to Writing Your Autobiography and Tips on How to Get Published from The Learning Series by Nancy Smith (Book Review)

book reviews · Freelance Writing

Traveling the Fairy Path by Morgan Daimler (Book Review)

In the cupboard-sized alcove of an independent bookstore in Vermont, the red spine of this book caught my eye. Then, I saw the title, and almost of its own accord, the book was open in my hand, my eyes scanning the pages. Though I’ve not quite finished with this book, I thought what a perfect…… Continue reading Traveling the Fairy Path by Morgan Daimler (Book Review)

Freelance Writing

How Adaptable are You?

The world of freelancing, the gig economy, the makerspace economy, and the best-laid plans of synergistic offline and online businesses, services, and retailers all have one thing in common: adaptability. It is the link holding this whole crazy chain together. Because, to quote Ferris Bueller, “The world moves pretty fast. If you don’t look around…… Continue reading How Adaptable are You?

Freelance Writing · Uncategorized

Our Year in Review 2018

2018 was a turning point for Writing in the Fast Lane. Though we’ve been in business for five years come March, it was this most recent year in which we laid a stronger foundation to build this business. Here’s what I’ve learned this year and what I look forward to bringing with me into the…… Continue reading Our Year in Review 2018

book reviews · Freelance Writing

The Story So Far…

With Halloween behind us, Thanksgiving just ahead for the U.S., and the season of giving imminent, things can get a little hectic. So, this week is the last Book Review Week of 2018. We hope you’ve enjoyed what you’ve read so far, and perhaps picked up a new favorite along the way. We’ve tried to…… Continue reading The Story So Far…

Freelance Writing · Poetry and Prose

What’s Next on the Agenda?

Dear friends, I’m in the last throes of revisions on a ghostwriting book project, so have had to put most of my regular day-to-day things on the back burner – gym, blog posts, cooking, etc. At the same time, I don’t want to give up the momentum of Writing in the Fast Lane’s weekly blog…… Continue reading What’s Next on the Agenda?

Freelance Writing

Ghostwriting: What it feels like to NOT see your name in print

Ghostwriters are the Cyrano de Bergerac’s of the writing world. In case you’re not familiar, Cyrano de Bergerac is a French play, in which a nobleman soldier is in love with his cousin, Roxanne. However, he soon finds himself caught in a love triangle as the poet and scribe for Christian de Neuvillette; the man…… Continue reading Ghostwriting: What it feels like to NOT see your name in print