Posts Tagged ‘work’
“How will I pay the bills?” is a perfectly reasonable question from a young person, worth a thoughtful answer.
Things can get tricky when you turn the thing you love into the thing that keeps you clothed and fed.
The question isn’t *should* creative writing be taught…it’s *how*.
Tiger Woods doesn’t endorse Nikes for free, so why should artists endorse art supplies for free?
Four pages of sketchbook drawn during a 4 hour employee orientation session…
This sketchbook page is what happens when you put me in customer service training for 4 1/2 hours. The title of this post is the motto of the Ritz-Cartlon. Here is my own definition of customer service: tricking people into thinking they’re #1. Here is the secret to life: knowing that every person is the […]
“Poseidon sat at his desk, going over the accounts.” So here’s Kafka at his desk. At the insurance company. All he wants to do is go home and get to Work, but instead, he’s got to be at the office, doing work. The problem is: he’s competent. This was supposed to be a “temporary” sort […]
I was driving over to our writer’s group meeting last night, and caught the tail end of Harvey Pekar on Fresh Air with Terry Gross. Great stuff about work and writing: PEKAR: I knew I couldn’t make money at the stuff I liked to do. So I took a job that was not challenging, and […]