How to Get (or Lose) Freelance Creative Work
by Laurie Riihimaki I am a full-time freelance writer and editor and in my work, I communicate with a lot of different kinds of people. As a managing editor, I work with writers, mainly. But, I also conduct interviews with celebrities, entrepreneurs, and other creatives. It’s actually a pretty cool
Lessons for Freelance Writers Competing in Our Gig Economy
By Dee Dee Thompson When I decided to start freelance content writing back in December 2018, I’d just gotten fired from a sales role after only five weeks. Honestly, it was the best news ever (I hated that job), but I still worried about my finances and scrambled to find
The 2023 SF Wine Passport is Here!
Step into a world of adventure with the 2023 SF Wine Passport! There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. You get 2-for-1 glasses of wine at 23 of SF’s finest locally owned bars and restaurants for only $39.95! It honestly doesn’t get much better than that. And after the
Who Is Hank Moody?
“I probably won’t go down in history, but I will go down on your sister.” —Hank Moody Ten years ago, Showtime gave us Californication, the story of Hank Moody: an over-sexed, booze-addled writer fighting to get his family back. Hank (played by David Duchovny) is comic, tragic, absurd yet
Lavinia Ludlow : Writer you Should Know
Lavinia Ludlow got into writing because she couldn’t play ice hockey and didn’t have access to a punching bag. She writes about misfits, troubled relationships, and indy artists struggling to make it. Her style combines the three-chords-and-attitude charm of a garage band with the transatlantic wit of something more clever.
A Broke-Ass Writer’s Guide to Greenpoint Coffee Shops
As a starving, malcontent, narcissistic New York City writer, you have one of two options: writing in your apartment or writing in someplace that is decidedly not your apartment. The former is a simple premise. If you’re having trouble with it, you might consider giving up writing in favor of
The Myth of the Dream Job
Some of you are broke because you are waiting for your dream job to come along. Or, you may be broke BECAUSE you are in your dream job, and the money doesn’t matter. Congratulations, you’ve achieved something that so many of us pine for daily. I know this is
Broke-Ass of the Week – Allan Hough from Mission Mission
Every week we feature a different person from the community shedding a little light on their life of brokeitude. Who knows, maybe you’ll learn something about the human spiritâ€¦probably not.