Spring cleaning is on the horizon.
Many of us will be diligently cleaning our closets, purging papers, and releasing the dust bunnies held hostage.
Some things may even be re purposed in the process.
But don't let your efforts for enhanced living end there.
Why not apply it to your creative work as well? I did.
A few of my "orphan" pieces found a home on a relationship site. And the best part is I got paid the same day, without any additional work.
And you can too.
As a way of working "smarter, not harder" this season, take a look at your computer files and file cabinet folders.
Purge, merge; see what you can find.
What can be tweaked, expanded, or reslanted?
A former feature could be updated and given new life with more current statistics or study findings.
What pieces that you've previously sold could you possibly submit to reprint markets as is?
As long as you retain the rights, you're certainly free to do so.
Perhaps a fictional piece could become a poem.
The sky's the limit.