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Make a Nerdy Living

How to Turn Your Passions Into Profit, with Advice from Nerds Around the Globe

Alex Langley


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Turn your obsession into your profession This funny, information-packed guide shows you how to transform your nerdy passion into a lucrative career . . . and satisfying life.

"How can I make a living at this?" Many nerds ask themselves this question--and now they have an answer. Filled with humor and real-life advice, this entertaining guide explores how you can actually get paid for nerdy passions that range from live-streaming video and prop making to writing and cosplay. Along with general tips for newcomers and in-depth advice for the more experienced, interviews with stars reveal how geeks, gamers, and fans successfully turned their dreams into reality.

Sterling, 9781454932420, 256pp.

Publication Date: October 2, 2018

About the Author

Alex Langley is the author of four books (including The Geek Handbook: Practical Skills and Advice for the Likeable Modern Geek), a graphic novel, and chapters in Sterling's Popular Culture Psychology series. He writes about gaming for, oversees's gaming section, co-created the web series Geeks and Gamers Anonymous, appeared on panels at San Diego Comic Con, and has nearly 20,000 Twitter followers. He lives in Dallas, TX.