Dear reader, I'll save you the preamble. Here are the facts, in the first 100 words, no less.
First off, it takes a lot of effort to create your own job. No surprise there. It takes skills in marketing, writing, and most of all, you have to do something most of us would rather die in a fire than do. You have to **cold call**. Read More
I've always wanted to produce more writing than I do.
Since I can remember it's been a struggle to finish just about anything(writing my Amazon book was like pulling teeth every day, for about two years) and I'm wondering if there are ways to live that are more conducive to writing.
My hypothesis is that there are certain conditions that are favorable to "the writer's life". It's not so radical, I know, but that's the premise of this post.
I threw together a list of five things that usually get me writing again. Read More
It's been a year since my last post. A crazy and intense year of living in New York city.
The truth is that I've always wanted to be a writer. The problem has always been my belief that there's no way that I could ever make a living as one.
This belief is buttressed by these two questions:
* Who would pay me?
* What would I write about?
I don't have complete answers to those questions, but I don't feel like I need them to pursue writing as a career and a lifestyle. Read More
For 10 years, I've made my living as freelance cameraman and video editor. For five years, I operated a small camera rental business as well. It's been tough, but I've relished the freedom to make my own choices, to live and die by them, sometimes even go broke by them, on a few occasions.
Recently, I've realized that it seems I've been going about this freelance thing all wrong. Read More
This post is about organizing information. More specifically, it's about ways to save notes, links, bookmarks, and why it's important to do so.
It's kind of a nerdy post. I mean you have to be kind of a nerd to take notes, to love taking notes, to be consumed with taking and making notes of your world for most of your waking hours. Read More