Webinar Recap: Risks Facing Writers From AB5

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This week Reform California, a 527 political action committee that fights things like tax hikes, held a webinar around AB5. Writers and other independent contractors have heard their fill on AB5 over the past year. Social media is full of groups against AB5 and personal accounts of people who have lost work due to AB5…. Continue Reading


Reflections on Six Years of Business

Exactly six years ago today, I put my head down on my desk and bawled. I wasn’t crying a long, snotty cry because I didn’t have any super-fun holiday plans (though it didn’t help). I cried because I had reached a breaking point. I felt stuck in a dead-end job that was making me miserable,… Continue Reading


The 4 Ps of Business Success (and 2 to avoid)

I learned one of the most important rules of email etiquette the hard way—by screwing up. That important rule: don’t fire off a snotty email when you’re angry or irritated. Especially when the recipient is a new client. The situation: The new client, an advertising/marketing agency, asked me to write ongoing blog articles for a… Continue Reading