I try to make my work accessible to all who might benefit from it.

Better Than College – PDF

The free PDF version of my 2012 book, Better Than College. I made this free because I wanted to make sure that impoverished college students could access it. Free download after joining my e-mail newsletter.

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The Art of Self-Directed Learning – audiobook

The audiobook version of my 2014 book, The Art of Self-Directed Learning—narrated by yours truly! Free download after joining my e-mail newsletter.

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What to Do Instead of School – PDF

28 ideas for spending your time outside of high school or college. A compilation of blog posts I wrote in late 2013. Designed to be read on a phone.

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How to Live Nowhere – online book

My mini-book about nomadic living for twenty- and thirty-somethings is available free online at

Off-Trail Learning

Everything on is free, including my podcast!

Articles and Videos

All of my published articles and videos are free to access.

If You Enjoy These Freebies…

Please consider purchasing a physical or digital edition of one of my books, or buy me a coffee! Every little bit helps. Thanks!