#8: Dave Flanagan – From software engineer to guidebook author

January 3, 2019

Several years ago, Dave Flanagan was laid off from his “boring computer job” (his words). But it’s what happened next that is interesting. He took what should have been a setback and turned it into completely different career in a completely different field; writing guidebooks.

Since then, Dave has authored or co-authored 5 super high quality guidebooks on climbing, cycling, and traveling in Ireland. Join me as I talk to Dave about how he made the transition, the ups and downs of writing for a living, how he selects projects to work on, and much more!

Note: this episode was recorded over a year ago (sorry!), so Dave’s newest book on Cycling in Ireland is already out! Get it here!

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