Ask A Hack Writer

“I have to admit that hack writing is something I just drifted into. So I guess tip number one is to enter into a numb state where nothing really matters except setting one foot before the other to make it to the other side of the void.” Practical advice from Esmeralda Weatherbee.

Ask A Hack Writer

“I came back to my Word document after winning that money and I knocked back some of the blandest prose I’ve ever churned out. Stuff so boring that I actually, no joke, fell asleep that morning while I was trying to write it.” Esmeralda Weatherbee is at her best in this week’s Ask A Hack Writer.

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Ask A Hack Writer

“Refer to yourself as a ‘content provider.’ Yes, that’s painful to say and a painful way to refer to yourself, but it sounds better than writer. Writer = poor, unshaven (whether male or female), and depressed.” Savvy advice from our favorite hack writer, Esmeralda Weatherbee.

April 17, 2012
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Ask A Hack Writer

“I think you’re picking the best possible moment to get into the bad-to-mediocre erotic writing game. Any kind of Internet porn, as you probably know, is going to make people sit up and take notice.” More writing advice from our favorite hack writer, Esmerelda Weatherbee.

March 1, 2012
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Ask A Hack Writer

“Anyway, what inspires me is, simply, cash money. Direct deposits into my bank account, nowadays. And not even large amounts of money by most peoples’ standards.” Our new advice column for aspiring hacks.