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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.

Developing Your Freelance Writing Radar – Potential Problem Projects Part II

August 24, 2009 – 10:08 pm | 17,161 views | Edit Post

In my last post, I talked about a few of the red flags that stand out from freelance writing project descriptions. In my opinion, writers who do their best to vet potential clients even before the negotiation or bidding process can save themselves a lot of hassle later on.

Freelance Writers Should Not Be Scared Of Job Bidding Sites

July 20, 2009 – 9:10 pm | 10,737 views | Edit Post

It seems that several of the writing blogs that I visit recently have featured articles about job bidding sites, specifically the heavy hitters Elance and Guru. The tone of the articles goes one of two ways.