• Always be hustlin’ A month or so ago, I started another side project. I have this, some consulting, and now The Hustle, which is a Slack community for women journalists who consult in content-adjacent roles. I started working when I was 14, bagging groceries. When…

  •   The things that scare you It’s Halloween, one of my favorite holidays, and not just because of the candy, though I do like candy and I support candy corn. It’s a day for being frightened and being something you are not. Maybe a good…

  • Ask about it. I’ve been job hunting for some time now. I have the privilege and luxury to be able to take my time and consult while I look for the right fit. That’s not possible for everyone, and honestly only possible for a little…

  • What “difficult” means “Stop the rhetoric that a woman is crazy or difficult. If a man says to you that a woman is crazy or difficult, ask him, ‘What bad thing did you do to her?’” Natalie Portman said that at an event recently and it brought…

  • A list of my favorite things. A reminder I’ve been traveling so this is shorter than usual. Back to long rambles next week. My favorite travel cup: This Thermos cup has some weird thing that makes hot liquid not spill out at a mouth-burning rate. It also does…

  • A playlist for getting sh*t done (I’m off this week and next, visiting family and taking care of a few things, so this newsletter is a little shorter and less essay-ish than usual.) I split my time in weird ways these days. I spend part…