fbpx

[Ep. 18] How Not to Live like a Starving Artist with Melissa Bondar

I was really looking forward to interviewing Melissa Bondar, the blogger behind BrokeGirlRich. Not only were we roommates for FinCon 2014 in New Orleans, but her story is very close to my heart.

We both went to art school in university, her for theatre and me for film. But instead of pursuing a career in my field like Melissa did, I kind of chickened out and just ran in the complete opposite direction.
No regrets of course, and looking back I can say confidently that the film industry and me would not have been a good fit. That being said, I think it is so cool that Melissa pursued her dream of working in theatre and now she has an awesome job as a stage manager in New York City! You go girl!

Melissa and I talked about a ton of stuff on the show, and I’ve listed some of her blog posts that we talked about below.

For anyone who is thinking about working in the arts, or is already working in that field and needs a good blog to read about being smart with money, make sure to check out Melissa’s blog and follow her on Twitter!

Links Melissa & I Mentioned

Shout Outs

I had some great iTunes reviews from my American friends, and I’ve given BravoGol, Steveonomics and AMastroi2017 shout outs at the end of this episode. Thank you so much for giving me a review, I really appreciate your kind words!
If you want to get a shout out on a future podcast episode, all you’ve got to do is leave me a review on iTunes or Stitcher and I’ll read your review out at the end of an episode. Easy-peasy!

For more podcast episodes, check out the podcast page.

You May Also Like...

Showing 2 comments
  • Church Assistance
    Reply

    In this day and age, you can not depend on one source of income. Having a few side hustles, can turn into big bucks, when you find your niche. I stopped working in 2005 and quite by accident stumbled on writing online for money. Sounds kind of dirty when you say it like that (chuckle)! I started by writing for sites like eHow and Hubpages, and eventually launched a my own blogs, which is my full-time job!
    Pam

Leave a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Start typing and press Enter to search

Tweet3
Share2
Share
Pin
Email
5 Shares