How to Survive as a Broke-Ass Writer

12 Nov 2014

How to Survive as a Broke-Ass Writer: What Editors Want

Before I became a professional editor and journalist, I was a super green blogger trying to build an impressive portfolio. I have achieved all that I have because I had a few editors and writers in my life who were incredible mentors. Scott Schultz of L.A. RECORD and Thomas Murphy

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16 Oct 2014

How to Survive as a Broke-Ass Writer: Dating and Relating

If you’re a writer, it probably means you’re a moody introspective introverted dork. I mean that in the kindest and most affectionate of ways, because I am one of you. Being a successful writer means you’ve probably learned the art of charm and can connect with pretty much anyone on the

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08 Nov 2021

How to Get $300+ Worth of Free Stuff at Rad Bay Area Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 37 delectable Bay Area eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, AND support local journalism. And all you gotta do is join the Broke-Ass Stuart Patreon for $10

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02 Sep 2014

How to Survive as a Broke-Ass Writer: Using Your Domestic Awesomeness For Cool Side Jobs

There are grown people in this world who won’t know how to separate colors when washing clothes.  There are people who cannot hand wash dishes without leaving food caked on the edges of plates and glasses. As a broke-ass writer and avid traveler, I started realizing that my domestic skills

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04 Aug 2014

How to Survive As a Broke Ass Writer: Couch and Hostel Surfing

So, I’ve been on the road as a writer and musician for a little over a decade. The first time I officially became homeless I was 19 years old, and the first time I ran away from home was at age 15. I have always been a transient person. Working

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