This is a guest post by Matt Hammond from Seattle Geekly. He was first featured here with his better half Shannon in an interview about their passion for producing their weekly podcast. Matt’s post is an excellent follow-up to that interview, and something to think about for anyone who has ever doubted their own dedication. Not sure you’ve really found your passion? Try quitting! A big thank you to Matt for this first ever guest post on Another Passion.

Pursuing your passion is a lot of work. On top of that, unless you are one of the very lucky few, chances are good that when you are starting out and struggling to build your audience or your business that you will be doing that hard work for very little in the way of tangible rewards. Almost inevitably there will be times when you are absolutely drowning in work, with more to do than there are hours in the day. During those times it is only natural to wonder if it is all worth it and to entertain thoughts of just giving it all up. Continue reading…


Interview: Shannon & Matt – Seattle Geekly

Matt and Shannon from Seattle Geekly.

I met with Shannon and Matt at Arcane Comics in Ballard, Seattle. They are regulars here, I found out as they entered the tiny boutique and the clerk lit up in a smile and a “I have your stack of comics ready!” But I wouldn’t be surprised if the store owners are proud to count [...]

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Interview: Tracy Record – Seattle’s Queen of Hyperlocal News

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Tracy Record is almost half an hour late to our meeting, but I was expecting that. She apologizes and explains that three stories were all happening at the same time, and that time just slipped away. With her schedule, I’m happy she found time to meet with me at all. Tracy is a busy lady, [...]

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