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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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Growing As A Freelance Writer By Learning To Say No

June 11, 2009 – 12:25 pm | 1,959 views | Edit Post
Growing As A Freelance Writer By Learning To Say No

Last week, I talked about the effect that saying ‘yes’ could have on your freelance business. This week, I want to flip things 180 degrees and examine the benefits of saying ‘no’.

How Saying Yes Can Open Up Your Freelance Writing Business

June 3, 2009 – 9:08 pm | 2,400 views | Edit Post
How Saying Yes Can Open Up Your Freelance Writing Business

In a conversation with a fellow freelancer recently, we ended up discussing the impact that certain decisions made by a writer could have not only on their freelance career, but also on their general outlook on life.

Financial Crisis For Freelance Writers?

January 25, 2009 – 4:59 pm | 2,569 views | Edit Post
Financial Crisis For Freelance Writers?

The current financial crisis facing the automotive industry has been relentlessly covered in the media, with some pundits seeming to take particular joy in the domestic car companies reaping what they deserve for having ignored shifting market currents and consumer demands over a long period of time.