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15 Trials and Tribulations of the Gig to Gig Lifestyle

1. 4 gigs due by midnight… New Game of Thrones is about to start.

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2. Boss wants the article on his desk by tuesday but schedules me to come to work Friday.

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3. Finished 100 gigs on fiverr this month… couldn’t even pay half the rent.

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4. Spent 100k to add a bachelors degree to your resume only to find you didn’t need one because you are your own boss.

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5. Family asks what I do for a living… lose them after 5 minutes explaining the projects from 12 different employers you had last month.

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6. Started taking Jacked 3d to write cause you have a tolerance for Red Bull.

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7. Spend so much time on the internet I know more about Justin Bieber’s life than my own family’s.

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8. Laughing at friends’ horrible boss stories but wishing you made half as much money.

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9. Tons of traffic on the commute to work today… what commute?

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10. Waited 3 weeks for a gig… 3 big ones came in at once, half assed them and didn’t get paid.

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11. Get up and go to work in the same clothes I fell asleep in.

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12. My best friend hacked my twitter account… now all my clients think cowboy butts drive me nuts.

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13. started another part time job at a law office this week… answered my first phone call with, “thanks for calling papa john’s! Can I take your order?”

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14. Gigs are like a box of chocolates.. You never know if you’re gonna be a web developer, blogger, photographer or fake reviewer next!

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15. Hired to write a movie review on a flick you haven’t seen… Copy and pasted the whole thing from Rotten Tomatoes.

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