Rejection letters are inevitable, but they aren't a death sentence for your work. Keep writing and keep submitting. Let's talk.
We all have hobbies that we enjoy, but what happens when that hobby starts to feel like work or a job? Is that really a bad thing? Let's talk about it.
I left my blog and social media behind around two years ago. I went on a hiatus. Now I'm back, and I am here to explain myself and share my experience.
I became a bad writer. It doesn't take much to be one, but it also doesn't take much to be a better writer. Let's talk about both, and grow together.
You will be faced with hate, hate disguised as criticism, and criticism you feel is hate. Here is how to respond to a hate comment.
I have entered a writing competition. Let's talk about what you can expect when you're expecting... the results of a writing competition, that is.
What is a bad writer? Not someone who isn't sure where to put a comma, not someone who isn't sure what the difference is between effect and affect, and not someone who writes in run-on sentences. No, none of these things mean that someone is a bad writer. No, no, in fact, it is something … Continue reading How to be a bad writer, then how to get better
Since finding my first real job out of college, I've started working with some of the most brilliant people I've ever met. It truly is a privilege. Even so, we all are very strong in our beliefs, opinions, and ideas, and that, of course, bleeds into our work. As I'm sure you can imagine, this … Continue reading 4 ways to change your work environment for the better
When I started this blog, I started it with the goal of running a "talk-shop" blog. I was going to talk about books, writing, writers, and publishing, all as I pursued my dreams of becoming an author. I wanted to meet other writers, make connections, make life-long friends that I could Skype with over hot … Continue reading I’m a Binge-Eater
Hello! Once again, I'm back with another repost/rewrite/thing. When I wrote this original post, I made it a point to say I was writing for others. I was writing for this selfless reason that made me look like such a giving, thoughtful artist. Yeah, that definitely wasn't the case then, and it definitely isn't the … Continue reading The Big Question: “Why?”