This is a bit late for me, since I’m graduating in May, but I thought it might be a good idea to talk a little bit about writing organizations for journalists and other editorial media that students may be interested in. First off, any student who is either an intern at a news organization orContinue reading “Writing Organizations for Student Journalists”
When I was younger and first starting to take creative writing seriously, I thought being “a good writer” meant constructing lengthy, flowy passages of elaborate text with the longest, most complex words possible. I thought I should aim to write something with the highest reading level possible, use words understandable only by people who hadContinue reading “The Importance of Snappy Copy”
I’m guest blogging today! Check out my article on the ultimate slayer of writer’s block at Eryn Lockhart’s blog, The Lockhart Letters. Don’t forget to check back here for Eryn’s guest post on my blog. To learn more about guest blogging, check out the Guest Posts page.
It was the afternoon of Jan. 13, 2000, and I was waiting at Microsoft’s headquarters to be ushered into a press conference with my fellow media elites. We had no idea why Microsoft had summoned us, other than it was a big announcement. Initially, I was embarrassed that I didn’t know what was going onContinue reading “[Guest Post] NaNoWriMo and Writing Immediacy”