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Posts tagged “Self employment

Retail Rant: The Magic Brother-In-Law

I recently handed in my notice to go full time in the professional Dungeon Master-y gig; it’s going well. And with my new found freedom, there is a rant I have been meaning to share with you.  A simple formula of words that will guarantee your friendly electrical retailer will immediately hate you, with a passion.

My [relative] works in [pertinent field], he/she will [perform service].

For example:

My Brother-In-Law works with computers, he’ll sort it out for me.

Allow me to tell you why you are wrong, and also a bad person. (more…)

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Announcing: Dungeon Master For Hire

So shortly after writing a short, and only slightly sarcastic article about Toronto’s Dungeon Master For Hire and discovering another in New York, and more still on Reddit, I find myself thinking that there may just be a career in this, and perhaps just enough money to be made that I can finally shed the burdens of traditional employment and embrace a true vocation, a calling if you will. Am I so willing to surrender my evenings and weekends to meet with random strangers and show them how to play my favourite hobby?

Well it’s that or take up drinking… (more…)