My wife passed me this article last night about how many “successful” authors don’t share explicitly with their audience that they are essentially “sponsored” in their writing careers:
The truth is, my husband’s hefty salary makes my life as a writer easy. Pretending otherwise doesn’t help anyone.
The reality is this happens online as well as many (self-proclaimed) “successful” bloggers out there actually have full-time jobs that really support them financially or they have their spouse’s work that does all the heavy-lifting.
Continue reading What Most “Successful” Bloggers Forget to Share
I did a monstrous “Year in Review” post for my indie project, Desk App that shares the financial figures of what the first fiscal year looked like as a business (despite the fact that I don’t really see it as a “business”).
Continue reading A Look at Desk App’s First 63 Days
I was somewhat of an “unofficial photographer” at our Launch / Install Party @ our new Crystal City, DC campus for The Iron Yard.
A beautiful spot to land in partnership with The Crystal Tech Fund, powered by Disruption Corp.
Continue reading The Iron Yard DC Launch / Install Party
Lars is amazing and his dedication to his craft is obvious. It’s intimidating to watch him perform with such precision and dedication – it challenges me to contemplate my own work and whether I’ve given it that much time, attention, and resolve.
Continue reading A New (or Old?) Level of Archery
The concept of The Drop is not new as it’s essentially Product Hunt… but for music. But, it’s utility might actually be more useful for me and I’m already enjoying the first round of picks (it’s clearly a new site).
Could be a really cool place to find new music and tunes.
Where have you been all my life, Spooleee?!
Continue reading Spoolee
One thing that I’m generously encouraging for my oldest as we continue to explore new activities for hackschool is writing consistently, if not daily.
The value of this precious activity can’t be overstated as it’s increasing her ability to communicate in every possible facet of her life. And, just like me, it’s forcing her to slow down and contemplate important ideas and experiences that she’s encountered through the day (or via her daily assignments).
Continue reading The Gift of Writing (To My Daughter)