Expect the Unexpected: My Very First Hub
In the spring of 2012 I began my writing career with HubPages as an attempt at using my writing to help others and earning some money from my efforts. Having been trained as a Creative Writer, I wanted to upkeep my writing skills and begin building a writing platform. My desire all along has been to turn my writing into a profitable career.
It's always amazing to look back from the depths of where you've come, and be encouraged at the long and strenuous road you've walked. My very first Hub had no coherent flow, no pictures, no paragraph breaks, and wasn't broken into capsules. Yikes, at 199 words, it's no wonder it had a very low score. I really am shocked at how nice people were in the comments.
My HubPages Journey
- How HubPages Launched A Thousand Ships
I obtained a degree in Creative Writing from California State University Long beach in 2009, with hopes of writing and producing films in Los Angeles. After four years in LA, circumstances required that I move away, and with that move, my career in..
Below, is My Very First Hub, Raw and Unedited
Evacuating an orphanage in a fire storm, being locked in an Irish mall, and having to hitch hike my way back to Rome have all taught me one thing: Flexibility is the best policy. Maps, itineraries, and fancy insurance policies are great tools to keep the traveler relatively healthy, happy , and in control, but once the lone sojourner locks his front door behind him pack in tow, all cards are off the table. He is a hot air balloon pilot at the mercy of the invisible wind. Practically speaking, the chances of dying or reaching some level of irreparable damage while traveling are relatively the same ratio that exists sipping hot coffee while driving in Los Angles rush hour traffic. So stop worrying about all the what if's and take the moments, good or bad, as they come. Chances are the story of spending the night in a Thai prison because your hemp seed protein powder was mistaken for the other white stuff, will be your go to story for entertaining your guests at dinner parties. Don't let a little road bump ruin your trip. Your worst mishap will most likely be one of your most treasured memories.
After Two Years of Progress
- What You Need To Know Before Booking Your Maui Vacat...
What you need to know to plan your first trip to Maui: Where to stay, what to do about transportation, and other tips and tricks.