2013 has been a year of professional changes for me, and the most satisfying has been publishing five feature articles in The Magazine. The Magazine is in the final days of crowdfunding a hardcover book (plus ebook version) featuring 25 articles from its first year, and I’m asking for you to back the project. This… Read more 5 Reasons You Need to Buy The Magazine’s Book Today
Back in May, I looked at who was writing for The Magazine. At the time, the data collection was labor-intensive (The Magazine didn’t have author pages yet), and I was trying to figure out who was returning to this publication to write again. So why did I care? Mainly because I wanted to be near… Read more Who Writes for “The Magazine”…Lately?
When I set about writing a book about blogging, I wasn’t sure that people would get it. I knew that people wanted to know about professional blogging (because they kept asking me, “How is that you write words on the internet for money?”), but I also knew that the honest answer would be sort of… Read more Review Roundup: “The Blogger Abides”
In its fifteenth issue, The Magazine ran my piece Second Wind, which happened to be my third for the publication. But who’s counting? I am. And why? Because Lex Friedman must be stopped. Yes, dear readers, Lex has taken control of our reading minds from deep within his moon base New Jersey office. He has… Read more Who Writes for “The Magazine”?
It has been an eventful six weeks for me, having published my first book, published a feature article in The Magazine, quit my day job, and still avoided starving to death. I thought I’d share some thoughts on how this is going, in case other writers wonder, “Hey, what’s it like to launch your first… Read more 2013 So Far: Published a Book, Published in The Magazine, Quit My Day Job
How competitive Tetris players approach an unwinnable game This article was first published in The Magazine, Issue 7. “Three, two, one, GO!” I yell, and Ben Mullen and Bo Steil are off, playing a game of Tetris on their NES consoles almost faster than I can follow. I have to stay focused, as I’m refereeing… Read more Playing to Lose