Freelance Writing Examiner: Layoff lemonade: "For some, like me, a layoff will be a blessing. Yeah, you can tell me to take a flying leap right now. I would have said the same when I lost my job last fall and discovered that, because I worked graciously for nonprofits throughout my career, I didn't even have unemployment benefits. There are few worse positions to be in as a single mom."
Former Ft. Wayne writer and editor Julianne Will is now a freelancer based in Chicago. Among many other projects, she's writing for Examiner.com.