My love for books started when I was a child. And little did I know, it would all lead to something big–I would chose books and storytelling to be my … Continue reading Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day
Recently, I was asked what advice I could provide for prospective graduating English majors. If you pick up a brochure from a university in Connecticut, you may see that I … Continue reading Dear English Major
I have been asked a few times what my personal advice is to writers. I’m sure a lot of this will be redundant to writers who have been writing for some … Continue reading Advice For Writers or What I Wish Writers Knew
Getting scholarships to fund your education is a lot harder than everyone lets on! When your time comes to start looking, scholarships are what people will tell you to go … Continue reading Scholarship Matters
NaNoWriMo (National November Writing Month) is a quirky 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that initiates a monthlong writing challenge in a fun way! Yes, you read that right: write a novel … Continue reading Why you Should NaNoWriMo This November
It was awkward the first time someone asked me how much I charged for my services. In the beginning, it hadn’t occurred to me that this question would even come … Continue reading Money Matters: How Much Should a Proofreader/Editor get Paid?
It happened. You checked your e-mail and got the alert that someone recently posted a review about your book, only to find out someone had nothing positive to say. You’re … Continue reading Because Haters Are Going to Hate: How to Deal With Negative Online Reviews