My Second Job Offer Put Me in the Fetal Position

“Start small, that’s the best way into the business” “You’ll never learn more in your life than if you start out in a small market” “The first two years are the toughest, but trust me, you’ll never regret starting in a small market” Over four years, this is the advice I was fed in every … Continue reading

This Heat Is Bananas

It’s been hot. How hot? No-Chapstick-tube-is-safe hot. Thigh-peeling-from-chair hot. My-muscles-have-become-noticeably-more-tender-from marinating-in-sweat hot (happy hunger games).  And in my third story walk up apartment, where you’re more likely to find Big Foot than air conditioning, the heat can be enough to mentally push you over the edge. I’ve even had to put writing cover letters on … Continue reading