I'm Max Cherney, a San Francisco-based author. I contribute news items and feature stories to Bay Area, national, and international publications. My work appears regularly in the San Francisco Appeal, and VICE News.
I've also got a blog.
Technology, science and the future have been interests since I was a boy. It's why I've built every desktop computer I've owned, why I took a single literature class in college—Science Fiction—and why I write about technology and science. Currently I do so for Motherboard. In the past I've written about tech for BYTE and VentureBeat.
From time to time I ghost write speeches and opinion pieces for CEOs in the technology industry, who desire a lucid articulation of oft-complex ideas and concepts.
Marketing and advertising writing is also in my repertoire. Ask me about it.
My entire range of writing work includes: feature reporting, news items, personal essays, op-eds, blog posts, ghost writing, ad copy, website copy, speeches, teleprompter scripts, commercial scripts, film scripts, crowd funding campaigns, press releases, social media posts, and dozens of other things. If it's in English, I've probably written it.
A dual citizen, I spent my formative years in Toronto, Canada. Yes, I played hockey. Yes, I still watch hockey—on occasion (Sharks tickets won't be refused). From time to time I'll throw an "eh" in there. Just to keep you on your toes.
I'm also one of the few writers who have competed against a class of San Quentin inmates in a literary death match. And I lived to tell about it.
Thanks for hanging in there with me. Feel free to send a note to chernandburn at gmail dot com (sorry again, the spam bots, you know) if you'd like to learn more about what I do and how it can help you.