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Origin stories: What inspired you to become an editor?

Last month, many of you shared stories of the people and events that made you realize editing was undoubtedly the career for you. For some, it was the obvious choice after a lifetime of spelling bees and voracious reading. 1,069 more words


Every Day I'm Hustling....

The life of the professional writer - like that of any freelance, whether she be a plumber or a podiatrist – is predicated on willpower. Without it there simply wouldn’t be any remuneration, period.

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Freelance Writer

The Facts of Life for Freelancers

“Anybody who is in freelance work, especially artistically, knows that it comes with all the insecurity and the ups and downs. It’s a really frightening life.”

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Freelance Writer

Defending the Point: Changing the Origin Story

I’m sorry that I’ve been harsh of Bay’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, but MovieBob has a point.


His argument is why I don’t look forward to TMNT and didn’t like Spiderman and Man of Steel. 386 more words


Korean Folk Tales: The Origins of the Sun and Moon

According to most religions the world round, the heavenly bodies were brought into existence by the scheming of gods or the meddling of humans.  Korea is no different.   46 more words



More than anything else, this is a story about people. It is also a story about music, life, love, travel – it covers a lot of ground, but at the core of the story are people and how their paths cross and re-cross over the years. 2,871 more words

Origin Stories