Be your own boss. Wake up whenever you wish. Play video games and get paid doing it, all in a Pants Optional environment. Such is the life of a successful freelance games journalist like Nathan Meunier, our very special guest on this week's episode of the podcast. Prepare for his greatest tips, tricks, and secrets to unfold in the upcoming Up Up Down Down Left Write, Nathan's book on freelancing in the video game industry which launches on August 5th. For now, though, we had the wonderful opportunity to pick his brilliant brain for an hour and a half, extracting excellent writing advice to give you the best shot at standing out. If you are at all interested in even the idea of writing about video games for a living, you need to listen up and get with The Game Plan.