Our Crappy First Draft is part of an on-going series where I’m revising the first urban fantasy novel I wrote when I was nineteen. Read the archives to catch up, and then let me know what you think of our progress so far!… Read more.
Everyone, they say, has a book in them, maybe several. And maybe you’re like me, and that first book decided to come out when you were a clueless nineteen-year-old college student with a penchant for gritty urban fantasy and a lax understanding of characterization.… Read more.
- Accept that the gender segmentation in hot companies just happens to be accident, not culture.
- Hold no voiced opinion on what occurs in conferences, elevators, court rooms, or board rooms.
- Just to be safe, hold no voiced opinion on the industry in general.
Last month, I started work on a new project at Stash Rewards. What’s made this project interesting for me was the fact that most of the plan hinges on content and community growing in a new industry that’s rather new and alien to me, your average web nerd.… Read more.
The publisher of my first two books, Rockable Press, has decided to stop selling their books outside of the Tuts+ Premium membership library (both Rockable and Tuts+ are owned by parent company, Envato). That means that Web Design Confidential will be going out of print and the eBook edition will only be available as part of the Tuts+ Premium membership (starting July 1st).… Read more.
Here’s what I learned about remote content production.
I’ve worked with Envato for four years and done the most challenging, inspiring work in my entire career—all while being remote. I’m the biggest proponent of remote work and collaborating on remote teams that you’ll find.… Read more.
Upon graduating from college, I was cursed with a fantastic job. It was with a prestigious Fortune 500 company. Not only that, it was with a successful, altruistic well respected company who’s ambitions and works I respected. It was a posh gig with creative work, regular hours, job security, and that most rare of creatures, a fully funded pension.… Read more.