I wake up unemployed every day as a starving artist

Working as a carny during Cheyenne Frontier Days, I learned how to always close and convince people to give me a $1 for nothing.

By Alan O’Hashi from True Stories of a Mediocre Writer

“Always Be Closing” reminds me of the weekend when I honed my entrepreneurial skills as a salesman convincing random people to give me a dollar for nothing.

That skill became integral in my life as a starving artist. Every morning I wake up thinking, “How am I going to make a few bucks by writing…

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