Make a Nerdy Living: How to Turn Your Passions Into Profit, with Advice from Nerds Around the Globe (Paperback)
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Turn your obsession into your profession This funny, information-packed guide shows you how to transform your nerdy passion into a lucrative career . . . and satisfying life. "How can I make a living at this?" Many nerds ask themselves this question--and now they have an answer. Filled with humor and real-life advice, this entertaining guide explores how you can actually get paid for nerdy passions that range from live-streaming video and prop making to writing and cosplay. Along with general tips for newcomers and in-depth advice for the more experienced, interviews with stars reveal how geeks, gamers, and fans successfully turned their dreams into reality.
About the Author
Alex Langley is the author of four books (including The Geek Handbook: Practical Skills and Advice for the Likeable Modern Geek), a graphic novel, and chapters in Sterling's Popular Culture Psychology series. He writes about gaming for ArcadeSushi.com, oversees Nerdspan.com's gaming section, co-created the web series Geeks and Gamers Anonymous, appeared on panels at San Diego Comic Con, and has nearly 20,000 Twitter followers. He lives in Dallas, TX.