Absence may make the heart grow fonder, but it can also prevent you from throwing someone else’s computer out the window.
Perhaps you are so engrossed in your work you don’t realize how much you suck? Or worse, maybe even you don’t care. Either way, I have some advice for all of you out there in your own cafes.
Here's my best attempt to encapsulate what I've seen work -- and not work -- in pitching editors at various media outlets.

Jan 12, 2014 at 11:00am | 40 comments

All my closest friends (save one) are unemployed, some recently and others going on years without a job.