Good ‘writing as a side-hustle’ story

Miserable Day Job Turns Into $100,000 Side Income A few other favorites from Chris Guillebeau’s Side Hustle School podcast include: Graphic Designer Learns to Draw Caricatures for $250/hr. College Lecturer Makes Money By Helping Other Instructors Teach Better Finance Employee Sells 200,000 Self-Published Romance Novels    

The source of Dabble Hour…

My first foray into Dabble Hour went fairly well. I only allowed myself that 60 minutes to follow peripheral projects, including writing for animation. Problem: I planted myself in Distraction Central, our public library. Good place to sit and work, but all those books… No, I didn’t pick all these Read more…

Dabble Hour: Keeping Favorite Projects Alive

I have confess…there are projects I still want to stay involved with, but, as Steven Pressfield says [and I agree], delving into multiple projects–thus leading to nothing being finished–suggests yet another triumph of resistance over progress. And so, for the next week, I’m going with a compromise: Dabble Hour. I’ll give myself Read more…

Props Week: Recipient #1–Sell More Books Show

Going to take a little time this week to acknowledge people who provide good, helpful content for interested listeners/visitors. No brown-nosing intended here. No profit motive. I just appreciate the updated information, tips, and tutorials these sites offer for free. While slapping together some chile verde, completing today’s neighborhood walk, and following Read more…

Farewell to our ‘boy’…

Had to say goodbye to Boo last week. Cancer. As the photo suggests, he was my career counselor. We have no kids, so there you go–he was our boy. September 11, 2012– Seems like just yesterday when he hopped in our car in the parking lot of SafeHaven Humane Society. I placed Read more…