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I’m an independent writer. What that means is that I’m not under contract at a magazine or newspaper, I’m not beholden to some overbearing editor/publisher, and I’m certainly not whoring myself out to some big media conglomerate. This means I don’t have to sell ads or beg for airtime. It means I can’t get canceled or censored or intimidated out of saying what needs to be said. I don’t have to pitch a dozen article ideas just to get a thousand words printed somewhere where people will read it.
I write stuff. You read it. It’s that simple.
Now, I’m very fortunate to be in this position. But it’s also not an accident. I wasn’t born on top of a pile of money. Daddy never bought me a Ferrari and I don’t have some shady backdoor business like selling fentanyl to schoolchildren or, even worse, selling supplements on the internet.
I have you. My readers. People who love what I do enough that they’re willing to help me keep doing it.
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