Category Archives: employment

There will be blood

No, this isn’t a post about editing or blood donations. I was having a conversation earlier today about the relationships writers have with their partners. Be them a publisher, an editor, or an agent. The part I contested was the … Continue reading

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Self-sustaining writer part 2

Lessons From a Swiss Army Knife: The other day I was approached by a company for a job opportunity. I had submitted my resume into a slush pile and came out on the short list above 100 other applicants. No … Continue reading

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The self-sustaining writer

Subtitle: Or the Old Model is Dead, Long Live the new Model. Every once and awhile, I feel the need to write an entry like this. I apologize if I am treading old ground, but I feel this needs to … Continue reading

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Sometimes a dream has to wait

Hi all! So the self-imposed Monday deadline has came and went and I’m sure all eight of you who are reading my story are wondering why I put a deadline and then totally forgot about it. I haven’t, I actually … Continue reading

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Changes (Or Dance Like Nobody Is Watching)

My writing used to be just whimsical. World building and questionable characters seemed to be the order of the day. Trying to get some kind of affirmation of my talent on the world wide web was an insatiable need. When … Continue reading

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Because life is too short not to share this with you:

So these are stories that I have from work: stories I was scared to share at first because I was afraid of talking about work. Maybe it was a fear of being fired or a fear of what a potential … Continue reading

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Comics, Jesus, and Me

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Mark Andrew Smith (@markandrewsmith on twitter.) It was a lot of fun and comforting in a way to know that some of things that I go through, the fears and worries about certain … Continue reading

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