Barista: They aren’t just a cashier in disguise.

Service industry; cringe.  I have been in the service industry for a very long time and as a manager and assistant manager, I will outright tell you that one of the hardest parts of it is finding and retaining staff.  This includes restaurants as well as coffee shops.  Its a very transient population; a lot […]

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How to Balance Your Writing Life & Your Real Life

The starving artist is an understatement when it comes to writing a novel.  When you look at the number of hours that we spend sitting in front of a screen from start to finish, than look at what the average author makes with their books (And by average I don’t mean Dean Koontz or Stephen King) […]

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Resumes Are For the Strong

Since this is the first time in years that I haven’t had to worry about rent I am taking to opportunity to actually hold out and not take a shitty job.  Well, shitty might not be the kind of word that I should be using but I really mean a customer service job.  In my […]

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