jasonventer

About Me:

I'm a writer first, and everything else is secondary. This site's purpose is to connect you to that writing, whether you are an editor looking for a freelancer to write about games and technology on your site (I write reviews, news and guides), or a friend or even a fan (it could happen) interested in my fiction endeavors. If the mood strikes me, I might even share a few opinions on other related things. Thanks for visiting, and I hope you find something of interest!


Here's why you should start volunteering at HonestGamers TODAY!
June 13, 2020

This post is addressed to people who like playing video games and like writing about them too. My goal, as the editor-in-chief at HonestGamers, is to explain how your interests and that site have serious potential to intersect in exciting ways--right now--and to get you to join today or reach out to me directly to begin a proper discussion.

I hope you don't mind me being so direct, but if you're like me, you've seen offers from a lot of sites offering to welcome you on board and never pay you a dime. This might wind up being another one of those offers, but it might also be much, much more. That's if I can get enough people to participate all at once, and so here we are.

What does HonestGamers offer volunteers?

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In Defense of the Content Creator Who Turns to Patreon
January 04, 2019

I've recently seen condescending remarks directed toward people who turn to Patreon as a potential source of income, rather than employing "an actual business model." And I get it. Society has taught us that if people ask for money in exchange for creating content, they're fair game. Mock away!

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Site Relaunch
November 07, 2018

Hello there, theoretical reader! You're witnessing the first post on this domain in nearly two years, which follows intense development of a new custom CMS to put everything in order. What's with all the industry? It's simple: I'm trying to get back into the business of writing about games as a freelancer, after a lengthy period spent doing very little of that sort of thing. I figure having a portfolio and blog site that is in lean, mean fighting shape might give me a better chance at actually making that happen.

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