As I imagine is the case for many writers, David Sedaris is something of an idol of mine. He's funny and real and biting and dark in turns, and then so gut-wrenchingly, laugh-out-loud funny again you forget that what you're reading really is slightly heartbreaking, until you're crying from laughing so hard and then realize … Continue reading Never Meet Your Heroes — Or, That Time I Met David Sedaris
For this next post, I reached out to Cait over at her blog Well I Never! to ask if she'd be willing to let me interview her about her own experience as a blogger trying new stuff for funsies. (Side note — I found her through a Google search, and her blog just HAPPENS to use … Continue reading Interview With Another Blogger Who’s Trying Things
Some of y'all know this, but for those of you who don't, since I left my 9-to-5, my biggest client has been my Uncle Mike. He approached me early this year with a wildly wonderful idea: He wanted to know if I would help him self-publish his books. He's a Naval doctor and commander who's … Continue reading First Big Freelance Win: A Freshly Published Book!
The second trip I've taken as a full-time freelancer was on the heels of the Nola trip and with the same cast and crew—my dad and my brother. We flew up to Washington to visit Mark and Linda. Mark and Linda live on a few acres of land in the small town of Sequim about … Continue reading A Visit to Washington—Land of the Barrel of Cheer
I’ve been MIA for a bit. Sorry about that. Work and life and blah blah blah. But I plan to get back to regular posting for realz in the new year. I’ve said that before, but this time, I means it! Well…I always means it. So here’s hoping this time I can dos it, too. … Continue reading Jumping Off a Diving Board WAY Out of Practice