Writers’ Rough Drafts – Episode #14 With Jamie Varon - Craft Your Content
Jamie Varon

Writers’ Rough Drafts – Episode #14 With Jamie Varon


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Jamie Varon is an entrepreneur, writer, author, and web designer who generated buzz in the Twitter community in 2009 with her website called Twitter Should Hire Me, where she blogged candidly about her attempts to get a job at Twitter. The site got a ton of attention, which ultimately led her to create the high-end boutique web design company, Shatterboxx Media, which offers a wide range of branding, design, and development options for the choosiest and gutsiest clients on the web. She has also written for her personal blog, first under the site A Life in Translation, then transitioning to JamieVaron.com. Jamie currently works at Thought Catalog as the West Coast Producer, where she also writes content almost daily, and has released two eBooks: her essay collection, Capital T Truth, and the memoir, The One-Way Ticket: What European Men Taught Me About Love, Sex & Romance.

This Week’s Guest: Jamie Varon

What You’ll Learn About Writing This Week:

  • What made Jamie create the site, Twitter Should Hire Me.
  • Importance of having guiding principles.
  • “Not creating” as a part of the creative process.
  • Pushing through the constant self-doubt and writing anyway.
  • Dealing with that “effortless fantasy person” in your writer’s head.

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About the Author Elisa Doucette

Elisa Doucette is a writer and editor who works with professional writers, entrepreneurs, and brands that want to make their own words even better. She is the Founder of Craft Your Content, and oversees Client Strategy and Writing Coaching. Her own writing has been featured in places like Forbes, The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Yahoo! Small Business, and The Huffington Post, among others. She also hosts the Writers' Rough Drafts podcast here on CYC. When she isn't writing, editing, or reading words, she can usually be found at a local pub quiz, deep in a sun salutation, or binging TV shows for concept ideas and laughs.

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