Eighty Six, also known as David Klenda, is a poet, journalist, cook and cocktail maker. He supports his wife and sons with a combination of freelance writing and hospitality. Flexible and adaptable by nature, he accepts all writing challenges. His ebooks are available at Smashwords and Amazon. Follow him on Twitter as @86ThePoet. See what he’s up to at Eighty Six the Poet.
He prefers a pen-name because he'd like to be rich but never famous. He likes an obvious pen-name so there's no doubt about the fictitiousness.
Now that you are cleared to drive for Uber or Lyft (or both), how is the adventure? You probably have a book full of stories from the first weekend alone. How can you make the most of the business and avoid as many problems as possible?
Ride sharing is an industry that did not exist a few years ago. Uber launched its smartphone app in 2011 and Lyft followed the next year. Is driving for Uber or Lyft a legitimate job? What do I need to do it?