My name is Laura Chávez Silverman.I'm a branding expert, creative director and award-winning writer. margin-top: 0 !important; Required fields are marked *. -webkit-border-radius: 6; Clients don’t seem to get it.”. font-size: 14px; My day is a mix of working on my novel, working on my blog, and working for clients. 209 And my first anthology, IT’S A WHOLE SPIEL, is a collection of fiction short stories about Jewish teenagers. LS: I work a lot. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. background: #fff; LS: Overall, I have done as well or better financially when working freelance. Then take the leap. And I’ve been better off both creatively and psychologically, without a doubt. Laura Silverman was born on June 10, 1966 in Bedford, New Hampshire, USA as Laura Jane Silverman. – She devotes time to side projects that may or may not result in anything, but do lift the soul. background: #429CA0; color: #ffffff; And I just launched my blog — gluttonforlife — in December (although I was accruing posts for several months prior), so I’m not really sure where it’s going yet. Sure, she loves her family, but it’s hard to put her past behind her when she’s living in the childhood house of the mother who abandoned her. In addition to writing, I also freelance edit manuscripts and query letters. Once wrote an article for Penthouse magazine. Laura Silverman, Actress: Dr. Katz, Professional Therapist. Okay. /* Content Template: Home Display - start */ She isn’t trying to be all things to all clients. As the two spend more time together, Ariel discovers he may not like calculus, but he does like Amir. Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography. Finding clients, managing work, pricing, getting paid, all while staying sane. Short Bio for Media: Laura Silverman is an author and freelance editor and currently lives in Brooklyn, NY. It’s really a joy. And, as a writer, I work best when I can go back to my cave and ruminate. "—Booklist "A novel that reads like a warm summer afternoon. } 20 LS: I’d say it’s the “free” in freelance that’s most appealing. In a time where academic pressure on stressed teens couldn’t be higher, You Asked for Perfect is a story full of empathy, honesty and heart for anyone who has ever questioned the price of perfection. Because sometimes the only way to find your footing is to let go. Have the spare time to write a book, build a blog, go hiking whenever. That is always a good thing. In the last four years we’ve been to Iceland, Morocco, Italy, Turkey, India, Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos. Looking for some great streaming picks? Places like, oh, Iceland, Italy, Morocco. Oh, and have a spouse who is also freelance, and also has time for all of the above. "—Paste Magazine "[A]n entertaining and well-done coming-of-age story. margin: 0 20px; Current clients include Target, Cole Haan, Sephora, and Interface/FLOR. That, a tad over-simplified, describes the life that Laura Silverman has crafted for herself, as a self-employed writer in creative marketing. How does it work to have two freelancers, two die-hard independents under the same roof? You say that freelancing enabled your life in the woods. border-radius: 6px; Laura Silverman was born on June 10, 1966 in Bedford, New Hampshire, USA as Laura Jane Silverman. #readmorebutton { Laura Silverman, freelancer. We renegades need to stick together. Check. If you've binged every available episode of the hit Disney Plus series, then we've got three picks to keep you entertained. Your email address will not be published. "—RT Book Reviews"[W]orthy of a spot in any teen's beach bag. LS: It means we can travel a lot together. My second novel, YOU ASKED FOR PERFECT, explores the effects of intense academic pressure through the eyes of a teenage Valedictorian-to-be. And adding a new relationship to his long list of commitments may just push Ariel past his limit.