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August 30, 2017 – 4:29 pm | 54 views | Edit Post

One of the reasons I bought my 1978 Datsun 280Z was because I was looking for a platform that was light, had strong aftermarket support, and was light-years away from the brand new cars I drive every day as an automotive journalist. I knew that putting a 40 year old car on a race track wouldn’t be as trouble-free of an experience as it had been with my previous track efforts – a 1995 Mazda Miata R package (sadly lost in a flood) and my (still owned) 2004 Cadillac CTS-V – which meant there was a lot of maintenance that had to be taken care of before I’d feel safe exposing it to a high performance driving environment.

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Fear, David Desjardins, And Writing For A Living

December 8, 2015 – 5:50 pm | 2,676 views | Edit Post
Fear, David Desjardins, And Writing For A Living

One thing that you learn quickly when building a career outside what most people would consider the employment mainstream is that you’ll have to deal with fear.

Fear Of Change Is Real In The Publishing World

September 25, 2015 – 6:06 pm | 1,823 views | Edit Post
Pen and paper

There are many takeaways from Maloney’s chronicle of the challenges she faced at the LA Times.

Five Years Of Freelance Writing

May 14, 2013 – 3:03 pm | 47,791 views | Edit Post

Last month marked the five year anniversary of my decision to go into freelancing full-time. I can say now that making the decision to become a freelance writer is the best course I could have possible taken when it comes to selecting a ‘career.’