writing sweatshops

An Interview with Dave Bouskill & Debra Corbeil

Posted by on July 10, 2012 at 12:54 am

Dave and Deb are the faces behind the popular travel blog The Planet D, where they cover couple’s travel and inspire thousands of other couples (and individuals!) to do the same. In this interview, Tim talks to Dave and Deb about how–and why–they decided to become full-time travel bloggers. Enjoy! How did you go from […]

More Reasons Not to Work for a Content Farm

Posted by on April 7, 2011 at 4:12 pm

I’m no fan of content farms. I’m not a fan of what they produce and I don’t think they offer a good environment to grow as a writer. In most cases, the money is nothing to get excited about either. Now that two of the biggest content mills around have joined forces—AOL and Huffington Post—it’s […]

An Interview with Jennifer Miner

Posted by on December 2, 2010 at 6:08 am

Jennifer Miner is the go-to girl for all things Palm Springs, Santa Barbara, and Los Angeles. An east-coaster by birth, she migrated to California and now lives in L.A., where she covers the nitty-gritty of family travel, the best of luxury travel, and the basics of the West Coast. Her must-see site, The Vacation Gals, […]

Do You Really Want to Write for a Content Mill?

Posted by on August 3, 2010 at 11:46 am

I phrased that subject as a question because it would be presumptuous of me to say what’s right or wrong for your situation. Content mills are, however, the sweatshops of the writing world, so make sure you have a good reason for working in a sweatshop before signing up to work the virtual sewing machine. […]