Entrepreneurship

Write Now with Jonathan Littman & Susanna Camp

Write Now with Jonathan Littman & Susanna Camp

This week is a rare two-person interview for Write Now. Jonathan Littman and Susanna Camp work together as consultants and co-wrote The Entrepreneur’s Faces: How Makers, Visionaries and Outsiders Succeed. Jon looks at his writing career as a series of adventures. We should all look at our lives as a series of adventures, trying to…

The Life-Changing Power of GTD For Freelance Writers

The Life-Changing Power of GTD For Freelance Writers

Getting Things Done, or GTD, is a staple of productivity. The concept, coined by David Allen in a book by the same name, focuses on breaking projects into individual tasks. All your attention is focused on the task at hand rather than the whole project. This increases productivity by accomplishing smaller parts of the whole….

Don’t Sleep on the New M1 Mac Mini

Don’t Sleep on the New M1 Mac Mini

Since moving to a full-time work-from-home environment back in March, I’ve upgraded almost everything about my home office. Sit-stand desk: check. Ergonomic chair: check. Calming paint color: check. Computer: nope. Everything I do — from a full-time 9–5 job, managing The Writing Cooperative, and my freelance writing — is on an almost six-year-old 13” MacBook Pro. Don’t get me…

Write Now with Rizwan Virk

Write Now with Rizwan Virk

Who are you? Rizwan Virk aka Riz, video game entrepreneur and investor, author, founder of Play Labs @ MIT. I split my time between Cambridge, MA and Mountain View, CA. What do you write? I write about technology, startups, consciousness, and spirituality. I got started writing by trying to make sense of my own challenging experience as…

Write Now with Palle Schmidt

Write Now with Palle Schmidt

Who are you? I’m Palle Schmidt, a Copenhagen-based writer and artist, published in Denmark and in the US (graphic novels The Devil’s Concubine and STILETTO, and Thomas Alsop from BOOM! Studios, dubbed “best mini-series of 2014” by USA Today). My latest project is a non-fiction book called SOLO — Survival Guide for Creative Freelancers. My attempt to pass…

Life is Like a Cox of Donuts

Life is Like a Cox of Donuts

So you want to know who I am? Who I really am beneath this digital persona who occasionally writes things online? Well, you’re in for a treat. Pour yourself a cup of hot chocolate, grab your weighted blanket, sit down by the fireplace, and get comfortable. Uncle Justin has a story to tell. Note: Some…

Write Now with Glynnis MacNicol

Write Now with Glynnis MacNicol

Who are you? Glynnis MacNicol, writer and co-founder of TheLi.st. Brooklyn, New York. Photos and further info can be found at glynnismacnicol.com. What do you write? I started out as an online media reporter in New York. This was before Twitter was really around, and definitely before Instagram. The old-school media powers hadn’t quite lost their grip…

What Are You Waiting For?

What Are You Waiting For?

Aesop’s Fables are moral stories written or collected by a Greek storytelling slave in the sixth century BCE. In “The Fox and the Cat” the title characters hear hounds approaching them and need to react. The Cat sees one potential option while the Fox sees many. As the Cat runs up a tree, the Fox…

Write Now with Carol Tice

Write Now with Carol Tice

Who are you? Carol Tice, freelance writer since about 1990, with 12 years in the middle as a staff writer. I’ve been a six-figure earner since 2011, and for many years was the sole support of a family of 5. All from writing. I started the Make a Living Writing blog in 2008, which has won…