Surviving Midlife Career Changes - Blog
Good Things Come To Those Who Wait
Tue, 29 Oct 2019 20:40:20 GMT
I have to admit that I never saw it coming. It actually dates back to September 11 of this year when I was hired by a new client on Fiverr to write a set of five 500-word articles on casinos. I don’t recall that I have had much in the way of casino content before this, but it was one of those jobs that were part of an ordinarily busy week of writing for me. I finished the job on time, got paid and never thought much of it after that. Then on September 22, 2019 the client, based in Chi [...]
No, Not Really
Mon, 30 Sep 2019 23:46:20 GMT
​For some reason I have been asked the same question twice in the past few days. The conversation that leads up to the question generally revolves around the midlife career change I made from newspaper owner/publisher to freelance ghostwriter. Those who know me will tell you that I put a lot of effort into the things I am passionate about. Writing seems to be the common thread that has connected all of my career moves and to me the third quarter transition I have made makes perfect sense.& [...]
How A Presentation At The Museum Put It Into Perspective
Thu, 29 Aug 2019 21:45:21 GMT
"The History of A Small Town Newspaper" presentation at Princeton Museum August 13, 2019. ​I talk a lot about the way both Brenda and I flipped hobbies into new, full-time careers. I guess I do that simply because it is not only the truth, but in a way, I’m still a little amazed at how well it has turned out. While I don’t normally think about our third quarter transition in that way, there are many ways that it is brought to my attention while living it in real time. [...]