What should a WORD really be worth?

The discourse of money

I found my sweet spot for content creation pricing. I hit my target earnings goal. Most businesses sell products or services. As a freelance writer and content creator, the product I sell is made of words. In many ways, it’s a strange way to make money. I guess people do…


Tips on making freelancer platforms launchpads for your side hustle

A late bloomer

I’ve been writing in one fashion or another since adolescence. I went the English major route in college because of my passion for the written word, ideas, books, thinkers … creatives. …


His Disconnect and Greed Exemplify the Religious Right

Dave Ramsey, a darling of money-fixated, evangelical Christians everywhere, received a hellish amount of negative attention recently. I doubt it bothered him much; in fact, he probably enjoyed it.

Maybe I am over generalizing, but I don’t think many of the folks who support his business would be overly concerned…


Lobbyists and special interest groups scramble to assess new hire

Does an education leader really need education experience?

In a former life, my dream job was to write for America’s “finest news source,” The Onion. I no longer send them my resume, but I still love to read it. Hyperbole, sarcasm, and media satire have always been personal interests —…


On re-reading his novel White Noise 20-years later

Waves and Radiation and Hand Sanitizer

A toxic threat in the air that can kill us.

Fear-filled and surreal trips to the supermarket.

A morbid preoccupation with death and confrontation with our own mortality.

The notion of technology as our savior or destroyer.

Sound familiar?

These are all recurring themes in the brilliantly prescient 1985 novel…


definitely! Part of the allure for writing ... I think most creatives want to leave a little something behind as evidence that we were here ha ha


But for many, its effects may have been profound

His Disconnect and Greed Exemplify the Religious Right

Dave Ramsey, a darling of money-fixated, evangelical Christians everywhere, received a hellish amount of negative attention recently. I doubt it bothered him much; in fact, he probably enjoyed it.

Maybe I am over-generalizing, but I don’t think many of the folks who support his business would be overly concerned by…


Is is the final curtain call for the ‘sage on the stage’?

The Idea of the Lecture

I currently work for an educational technology company, worked as a teacher for many years, have a daughter in middle school, and work as a freelance writer specializing in educational content. …


Is over-consumption of news and social media making us less intelligent and fulfilled?

Over-Saturation and Exposure

Turn off the news. Just stop. Yes, you. Just turn if off and take a break from social media too, while you’re at it.

Thank you. It feels better, doesn’t it?

Feeling Overwhelmed? Too informed? Do you sometimes wake up in the middle of the night in cold sweats, sick…


As the search for a Covid-19 vaccine persists and the global pandemic continues to disrupt the normal education environment, most K-12 public and private schools in the United States have gone fully virtual — or drastically adjusted their normal face-to-face meeting schedules. …

Andrew K. Block

I write about culture, education, and more! For content and marketing needs, contact me at akblock73@gmail.com and paradigmcontentsolutions.wordpress.com

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