Summer reads for freelancers, by freelancers

first_imgWhat’s on your summer reading list?For your summer vacation or time on the beach, you’ll need a book. Why not read a novel by a fellow freelancer who took the indie route, either by self-publishing or working with a small press? Better yet, read a novel about topics pertaining to the freelance life!Here are my suggestions:We All Sleep in the Same Room, Paul RomeLabor Lawyer Tom Claughin explores the trials and successes of life at work and life at home from Times Square to Union Square. Tom is very passionate about his work, defending the rights of all sorts of workers, including Union employees, teachers, and those in healthcare.The Index, Book 1: Mages, Katherine GIlraineIn her series, Gilraine focuses on what happens when 3 warriors in the 21st century actually try to take a break from the stresses of their jobs. You can relate while you take a break from that hard gig you’re working at!Concrete Fever, Nathaniel KressenKressen’s debut novel follows the story of two angsty teens who follow in the footsteps of their parents on a crazy night in New York. The main character struggles over whether to follow her dreams in the arts or succumb to the comfort and stability of a traditional life.Caveworld, Adam GnadeFreelancing allows you to live your life, your way. Gnade’s novel explores the desperation of finding self-actualization. Follow two love stories through this journey on the twin border towns of Tjuana and San Diego.Mothering the Coven, Joanna RuoccoJoin Bertrand and her fellow collective housemates that work in a diverse array of freelance professions including artists, scientists, and lest we mention… witches!Freelancers, what’s on your to-read list?last_img read more

‘I feel alive’ – Tevez stars on Boca Juniors return

first_imgCarlos Tevez ‘I feel alive’ – Tevez stars on Boca Juniors return Sacha Pisani 15:54 1/28/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(1) CarlosTevez-cropped Getty Images Boca Juniors Boca Juniors v Colón Superliga Primera D The Argentina international forward grabbed an assist as Colon were defeated 2-0 at La Bombonera Former Manchester United, Manchester City and Juventus forward Carlos Tevez said he feels alive after making his Boca Juniors debut for a third time on Saturday.Tevez left boyhood club Boca for Chinese Super League side Shanghai Shenhua in a deal reportedly worth $40 million in December but completed a return to Buenos Aires this month after struggling in China.And the 33-year-old, who described his time in the CSL as a holiday, impressed in his 90-minute performance in front of the adoring La Bombonera, setting up Nahitan Nandez for Boca’s second goal in their 2-0 win over Colon. Article continues below Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Wearing the captain’s armband, Tevez nipped in front of his opponent to play through Nandez and the Uruguayan lofted the ball over the oncoming Alexander Dominguez just past the hour-mark following Cristian Pavon’s third-minute opener.”I feel alive, enjoying at all times. The affection of the people makes me feel very happy,” Tevez said afterwards. “It was important to remove all the doubts of the summer.”It’s more exciting to be here. My family has suffered a lot, but it’s normal, these are the rules of the game, and I’m back, trying to give joy to the people.”It is very nice to hear people sing for me, now I will enjoy it with my family.”Boca’s win – their third consecutive victory in the Superliga – extended the club’s lead atop the table to six points after 13 rounds.last_img read more