#116 – Life as a Writer ft. Connie Gibbs of Black Girls Create

Running Time: 77 Minutes
Series 1 Episode 116


Welcome to the one hundred and sixteenth episode of the Heart + Hustle podcast.

0:00 – 20:58 – We’re giving you a COVID-19 update. Things have changed and so we’re sharing some tips on how we’re planning on staying safe (#stayinside) and also giving you some ideas to think about in terms of pivoting your business needs as you can.

20:59 – 1:17:00 – We’re talking to Connie Gibbs, who is a Writer for Time for Kids and Managing Editor of Black Girls Create. Connie talks about her career as a writer, how she has stayed adaptable, shares about her life as a Harry Potter fan, and we talk a little bit about the current coronavirus situation in New York City.

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About Connie Gibbs:

Connie is a writer, editor, and podcaster. She is currently a writer for a kids magazine and a writer/editor at Black Girls Create. Her other writing has been featured in io9, Polygon, Shondaland, The Nerds of Color, Just About Write, and many more. She also hosts a Doctor Who podcast called Time and Relative Blackness in Space. Follow her on Twitter and most places: @ConStar24.

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"Be adaptable." - Connie Gibbs

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