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HUSTLE FILE #97: Ana Ottman

NAME: Ana Ottman OCCUPATION: Writer LOCATION: The top of a hill in Echo Park, Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Wrangling words into prose. Creating space for creative exploration and travel. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: Getting paid to … Continue reading

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Racing in the Strawberry Fields Whatever

Happy Friday, friends! Let me take you down, cuz I’m going to (and I’m featured on) Strawberry Fields Whatever… Rad writer friend and HUSTLE FILE #81 Elizabeth Barker recently asked me to take part in a survey on her fresh … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #95: Justin Gakuto Go

NAME: Justin Gakuto Go OCCUPATION: Writer LOCATION: Transient. Usually in the US or Europe. WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I write novels. But you don’t hustle writing. It hustles you. If you’re lucky maybe you get back something in return. WHAT DOES … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #91: Lesley Arfin

NAME: Lesley Arfin OCCUPATION: Writer LOCATION: Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Screenwriting, looking good, working hard. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: Feeling good on the inside. IF YOU COULD HAVE ONLY THREE TOOLS FOR YOUR HUSTLE, WHAT WOULD … Continue reading

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Tropic of California: Big Sur Happenings at the Henry Miller

I love Big Sur (grew up in Nor. Cal, near the coast and among the redwoods). And I love Henry Miller (first trip to Paris, I read Tropic of Cancer cover-to-cover, absolutely stunned). So when I got the chance to … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #85: Cali Thornhill deWitt

NAME: Cali Thornhill deWitt OCCUPATION: Energy focusing LOCATION: Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Life support WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: I am investigating cultural destiny. IF YOU COULD HAVE ONLY THREE TOOLS FOR YOUR HUSTLE, WHAT WOULD THEY … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #84: Isabella Rozendaal

NAME: Isabella Rozendaal OCCUPATION: Documentary photographer LOCATION: Amsterdam WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I make photo books, I’m currently working on a book about hunting culture all over the world. I study English literature, language and linguistics, and I’m learning how to … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #81: Elizabeth Barker

NAME: Elizabeth Barker OCCUPATION: Freelance writer, co-author of Let It Be Beautiful (a book project in which my friend Laura Jane Faulds and I are rewriting Beatles songs as stories or essays), executive editor of fashion/music blog NOGOODFORME.com LOCATION: Los … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #80: Hedi Slimane

NAME: Hedi Slimane OCCUPATION: Photographer LOCATION: Los Angeles WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Mostly portraiture. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: A diary. An archive. I fill up drawers, one after the other. IF YOU COULD HAVE ONLY THREE TOOLS FOR … Continue reading

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Feeling My NaNoWriMo Mojo

Okay, so as a lot of you writers out there know, it’s officially Day 2 of NaNoWriMo (a.k.a. National Novel Writing Month)—30 days writing a rough draft of a 50,000-word novel! That’s approximately 1,666 words per day! Whew. And while … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #75: Henry Hargreaves

NAME: Henry Hargreaves OCCUPATION: Photographer of breasts LOCATION: NYC WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I shoot boobs in 3D. Currently working on the second insallment of the 3DD book series. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE MEAN TO YOU: Helping others celebrate boobs of … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #63: Faith Blakeney

NAME: Faith Blakeney OCCUPATION: Designer / Hustler LOCATION: Earth (sometimes) WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Everything & nothing, all the time. I’m a artsy-fartsy hustlin’ designer, mama, crafter, alchemist – tryin’ to make a $ outta 15 cents. WHAT DOES YOUR HUSTLE … Continue reading

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I Crave Community!

Super excited to be included in the Intelligentsia section of the new CRAVE LA book, a guide to LA’s creative entrepreneuresses (love that word)! Some of my girl homies are also in on this compendium of creative hustlers – Justina … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #55: Marla Martenson

NAME: Marla Martenson OCCUPATION: Author/Matchmaker/Speaker/Life Coach (Hey, I’m a Gemini, what can I say?) LOCATION: http://www.marlamartenson.com & http://www.marlamartenson.blogspot.com WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: I am a matchmaker helping people connect with their soul mates. I was an actress/waitress for twenty years and … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #48: Jen Sincero

NAME: Jen Sincero OCCUPATION: Writer/Musician/Motivational Cattle Prod LOCATION: Venice Beach/the whole planet if things go according to plan WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Saluting things and people that crack me up/inspire me/make me want to get on a plane. I do this … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #41: Amanda Brooks

NAME: Amanda Brooks OCCUPATION: Escort, Author, Advocate LOCATION: Currently, no one location for any length of time WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE: Selling my time as an escort, selling my books about escort work (The Internet Escort’s Handbook Series), working to change … Continue reading

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HUSTLE FILE #38: Eric Hiss

NAME:  Eric Hiss OCCUPATION:  Journalist… Travel Writer/Blogger… Marketing Communications Samurai… Teacher… Mixer of Tasty Drinks LOCATION: Los Angeles and Tom Bradley International Terminal, LAX WHAT’S YOUR HUSTLE:  Writing about  places you don’t know you want to go to yet. Uncovering … Continue reading

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