With October’s focus on pitching clients and editors, my attention in November shifted slightly: to build a sustainable freelance business by cultivating the stories to pitch editors with, and the sources to support them. In my past freelance life — […]
This month saw the publication of my first non-law enforcement, (sort of) non-tech article, a piece of first-person journalism that delved into “Hacking My ADHD.” It’s sort of a continuation of my blog posts on the subject, a more positive […]
Writing this blog this week, I had the thought that I’m really doing an awful lot. Two very different kinds of fiction, plus journalism, plus freelance clients, plus nonprofit work, plus family and home is… more than I suspect a lot of people do.
This month, my first solid month home after a fairly active couple of travel weeks, was all about regrouping. Since recommitting to journalism earlier this summer, I’ve found myself flexing muscles I haven’t worked in awhile, flexing toward new ones, […]
Like most people, we hardly have $5,000 lying around. Obviously we’re financing the system, but therein lies the rub: it’s another monthly payment when our family is already strapped. So naturally, I did what any writer does when faced with such circumstances: I started a new crowdfunding account.
August was a busy, but at the same time slow month. Even when I was full time, I remember not a lot ever got done in August; vacations made it difficult to arrange interviews and pre-publication reviews, so often the […]
August has been a busy month. Although the writing itself has proceeded slowly owing to some business travel and related preparatory and decompression time, it’s in motion — and exciting peripheral developments helped to push it along. Read on to […]
On the heels of last month’s post where I talked about some of my other interests besides digital forensics and cyber incident response, I was beyond excited to receive a contract for a new article I’d pitched about how I […]
Last month’s freelance update served as a little bit of a reintroduction to who I am and what I do. In the future, I’ll talk about the work I’m doing for various clients, as well as reading I’m doing and […]
I’ve gotten pretty personal in my last few blogs — some would say, overly personal for a business blog. If the purpose is to find new clients, then what’s the point of talking so much about my own processes, insecurities, […]