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 Instagrammer – Jess Dales pt2 Ep37 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 48:28

More with Jess Dales breaking down how she gets jobs from Instagram, who hires her and what they hire her to do. For anyone trying to make something more from social media or just wondering how others have done it these episodes with Jess are super insightful. Jess was really great to talk and is … Continue reading Instagrammer – Jess Dales pt2 Ep37 →

 Instagrammer – Jess Dales part1 Ep36 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:07:57

Jess Dales doesn’t call herself an Instagrammer, that is a lame name I gave her. She would say travel blogger or visual storyteller and those both would be very true and she is very good at both of those things. But the primary way that Jess gets her visuals and stories out into the world … Continue reading Instagrammer – Jess Dales part1 Ep36 →

 Writer – Leslie Jamison Ep 35 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:23:40

Leslie Jamison is the author or the New York Times best seller the Empathy Exams. She is also someone who in her writing is willing to share about some of the most raw things that ever happened to her.  In turn in her book people share the raw things that happened to them. I found … Continue reading Writer – Leslie Jamison Ep 35 →

 Pro Runner – Tim Olson pt2 Ep34 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:13:36

Tim is back for part two talking about the people chasing his record at Western States 100, looking at you Jim Walmsley! We also chat what it’s like to get pegged as the poster child for things like meditation and diet. I also talk smack about runners way better than me and tell Tim how I … Continue reading Pro Runner – Tim Olson pt2 Ep34 →

 Pro Runner – Tim Olson pt1 Ep33 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:08:44

Tim Olson is someone I had hoped to talk to for a while. He is one of the most well known ultra runners out there but he has a lot of things that make him unique. The unique things that some people see are his look with his long blond hair, his dietary habits have … Continue reading Pro Runner – Tim Olson pt1 Ep33 →

 Travel & Adventure Blogger – Heather Balogh Rochfort pt2 Ep32 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 49:42

Heather Balogh Rochfort the writer behind the Just A Colorado Gal blog and the new book Backpacking 101 is back for part two. Find out more about her best adventures, the good and bad about being a woman in the outdoor publishing world, my blabbing and more!

 Travel & Adventure Blogger – Heather Balogh Rochfort pt1 Ep31 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 43:06

Turning your travel, adventures, photography and writing into a career is something a lot of people wish they could do. Heather Balogh Rochfort is someone who is actually finding ways to do it. From blogging, to writing for magazines to now writing a book Backpacking 101 Heather has been finding paths to make her passion for travel … Continue reading Travel & Adventure Blogger – Heather Balogh Rochfort pt1 Ep31 →

 Travel Writer – Fran Golden Ep30 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:04:42

Sometimes you go on a journey to get a career you want and sometimes that career finds you. In a lot of ways travel writing found Fran Golden and it sure seems like she has been enjoying the journey. When the journey is getting paid to cruise around the world and write about it I … Continue reading Travel Writer – Fran Golden Ep30 →

 Features Writer – Jane Marion Ep29 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:23:16

Jane Marion has been writing features about celebrities, artists, chefs, restaurants and quirky Baltimore people for 30 years! First as an editor and writer at TV Guide magazine and more recently at Baltimore Magazine. When it comes to writing, working on features always struck me as the fun stuff. You get to meet interesting and … Continue reading Features Writer – Jane Marion Ep29 →

 Author – Scott Carney part 2 Ep28 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:56

Scott Carney and I continue our conversation about what makes books sell, what motivates him to write, what question he is trying to answer with all of his writing, what he think of Wim Hof and his strategy for talking to hard subjects. There are lots of good insights into the world and career of … Continue reading Author – Scott Carney part 2 Ep28 →

 Author – Scott Carney part 1 Ep27 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:26

Scott Carney is a writer who has investigate some strange and dangerous things. His books have explored the economy for human body parts, extreme meditation and what can go wrong and how learning techniques for coping with extreme cold can perhaps help your health. He is also very savvy about the business of writing. He shares … Continue reading Author – Scott Carney part 1 Ep27 →

 Creative Writer – Duncan Sarkies Ep26 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:17:00

When it comes to creative writing Duncan Sarkies has nearly done it all. He is a novelist, playwright, tv and movie screenwriter, humorist, story writer, writing teacher and now writer of an epic absurdist musical humor podcast The Mysterious Secrets of Uncle Bertie’s Botanarium. Duncan hails from New Zealand and talks about how he started … Continue reading Creative Writer – Duncan Sarkies Ep26 →

 Corporate Writer – Mara Whitten Ep25 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 53:52

Mara Whitten is a communications specialist for Land O’ Lakes, yes the butter company. Mara will let you know it’s so much more than butter though. Indeed Land O’ Lakes is a 13 billion dollar co-op that also owns things like the agra brand Winfield and the animal food brand Purina…except not the cat and … Continue reading Corporate Writer – Mara Whitten Ep25 →

 Freelance Writer – Matt Hart part2 Ep24 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:15:36

Round two with freelance writer and journalist Matt Hart. We go down some rabbit holes about things like the book Born to Run, straddling the line of fiction,  FKT shoutouts, short attention spans, long form vs writing for web, why I may or may not be a good interviewer and how I got rejected by … Continue reading Freelance Writer – Matt Hart part2 Ep24 →

 Freelance Writer – Matt Hart part 1 Ep23 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1:01:44

Matt Hart has lived a few different career lives. He’s worked in the tech world for companies like Microsoft, he’s been a professional athlete and coach and now he finds himself as a writer and journalist for places like the National Geographic, Outside Magazine, Men’s Journal and even CLIF Bar. If you ever read articles … Continue reading Freelance Writer – Matt Hart part 1 Ep23 →


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