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Blogging, Featured, Hipstercrite Life

Uninspired work is the worst kind

6 Comments 20 August 2012

Today I am to announce who won the “Everyone Loves Austin” t-shirt giveaway. I will do that later. Right now I don’t feel like writing at all. Not even that sentence. In fact, these past 8 days have proven difficult in writing emails let alone blog posts. Sometimes I don’t even finish sentences while talking. [...]

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Austin, Blogging, Social Media

Blogging Bootcamp 101: Interested in Learning More About Blogging?

38 Comments 20 March 2012

I’ve had Hipstercrite for over three years now. I’ve watched it go from 10 visits PER WEEK to 10 visits every five minutes. Though my traffic is not in the big leagues just yet, it still boggles my mind that as many people read it as they do. My blog was initially read by one [...]

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Blogging, Featured, Social Media

How Social Media and Blogging Can Help You Get a Job

12 Comments 18 January 2012

As I’ve mentioned before, back in September, I went the freelance writer/social media marketing route. It’s been such a rewarding and educational experience. To do what I want to do, finally, for the first time in my adult life has been so incredible. Going freelance has given me the confidence in knowing that I’m capable [...]

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20-Something, Featured, Hipstercrite Life

This is Life at 28

10 Comments 09 January 2012

I always knew that 28 was going to be a pivotal age for me. When I still worked in Hollywood, 25 would be the age that the ball really started rolling career-wise, and 28 would be the age that I, for the lack of a lesser cheesy phrase, “made the big time”. I wasn’t sure [...]

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Blogging, Hipstercrite Life, Social Media

Writing Makes You Weird

7 Comments 05 October 2011

Ever since I’ve started writing semi-regularly, I feel like I’ve gotten super weird. Like I’ve lost all ability to socialize with other human beings and I just find myself standing crosseyed and painless in the world- as David Byrne would say. I look like I’m staring at a giant naked man disco dancing on top [...]

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Blogging, Hipstercrite Life, Social Media

The Freelancer Diet

13 Comments 12 September 2011

this stock photo came up when i googled “freelance”- obviously all freelancers are ex-businesspeople whose life choice banished them to walking the desert alone with birds I’ve discovered the secret to losing ten pounds instantly: become a freelancer and live in constant state of fear. Last week was my first week ever not working a [...]

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Blogging

When Are You Most Creative?

15 Comments 22 August 2011

source Some days you have it and some days you don’t. It’s a total mystery as to the why either one happens. As a friend pointed out when we had a discussion about this over the weekend, Steve Martin once said something along the lines of, “Forcing creativity is like trying to force a shit. [...]

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20-Something, Blogging

I Like Lists! Except When They Suck Ass.

15 Comments 26 July 2011

I peruse the Internet like a mo-fo and because of this I’m only able to enjoy rudimentary things like lists. I especially like self-help/how-to lists- the sort that give you tips on how to become a better blogger or lover or lover to your blogger (we need a lot of attention). If there is anything [...]

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