Make the second thing you love your job and the first thing you love your hobby.
My father used to say this to me all the time as a child and it’s funny that it took twenty-one years for me to finally understand what he meant, and truthfully it was all thanks to this Careers in Writing course. I initially took this course for two reasons: to see all jobs that are applicable for an English major specialized in writing (other than being an author), and if those writing-job careers were something I really wanted to do for the rest of my life. After a complete semester of various literary and academic assignments, building this portfolio, and learning more about myself and what I am capable of, I feel as though I have a clear understanding of what my job would be and what would become my forever hobby.
Crisp candle scents, over-sized sweaters, and pumpkin spice flavor everything. Yes, I know some of you are getting just as excited as you see those words because they all mean one thing: a seasonal excuse to stay indoors to snuggle in your blankets and put your nose into a good book! Yes, bookworms it’s AUTUMN! The […]
Hello Writers! Are you at the point in your work where you have thought about submitting your manuscript in hopes to get it published? I’m a writer just like you and have had many questions on whether or not it would be worth sending my work to an agent, mainly because I never had enough information […]
On Sunday, September 16th at 2:00pm I had the privilege to watch the opening weekend act of 42nd Street the Musical. This Tony-Award Winning musical contained vibrancy, comical relief, and a whole lot of dancing feet. By the end of the show, I can say for the very least that I have never wanted to […]
Lisa Dush’s article, “When Writing Becomes Content” explains the various aspects of content and how it applies to the recent professions of writing in the developing society of technology. Systematically over the course of several years, the traditional form of writing has evolved into content creation; Dush argues that the overlap between these two practices […]
Genre: Young Adult, Fantasy Rating: 4.5/5 Ink Splats Goodreads Synopsis: Of course I want to be like them. They’re beautiful as blades forged in some divine fire. They will live forever. And Cardan is even more beautiful than the rest. I hate him more than all the others. I hate him so much that sometimes when […]