It only took 9 months between an alpha release (the first mention on Twitter was in October), lots of edits (shoutouts to Katya and Christopher especially for their fantastic help!), re-reads, and completely changing publishing platforms, but it’s out! It’s not so different from the alpha, except for the part where it’s finished! 😉 Buy […]
One of the requested blog posts on my backlog has been “How do you write a book?” People think I’m a good person to ask this to, as I’ve written two books (one self-published and still in alpha, but not for long, the other with a publisher). Not many books there, maybe they’re mediocre (likely), […]
How many times have you heard “Networking is the best way to find a job,” or “It’s all about who you know.” I contend that it helps a hell of a lot if people know you, or feel like they do, and my favorite way to do that is to have an outward facing presence […]
The spring season means lots of things – it’s when people start un-hibernating and coming to events, it’s one of the best times to look for jobs, and of course, it’s the re-emerging of hackathon season. I published a write-up about the recent LadyHacks, and I realized I hadn’t done my spring “welcome to hacking […]
Wherever you are at in your career, you might ask yourself “should I speak at conferences?” If you listen to PyCon’s call for proposals (known as a CFP), you’ll see “You. Your friends. Your friends’ friends.” under “Who Should Submit a Proposal.” If you’re looking for more evidence or a shove to say “it’s time to go […]
One of my not-very-okay-kind-of-maybe secret dreams is to be a “humorist.” Following the “if you say you are, then you are” plan of action, I’m officially an amateur humorist according to my Twitter bio. And lo and behold, as of yesterday, I have my first published piece outside of my own snarky blogs, chats, talks, […]
My opinion piece is in the June issue of .net magazine, available in the States now, or if you’re in Europe, you can still get the digital edition (it’ll also likely be online eventually).