Tag: writing

Demystifying the Writing Sample

Demystifying the writing sample

Curious about how writing samples work? Well, fear not! I’m here to demystify the writing sample and give some insight into why it’s necessary. Rule #1: Know Who You’re Working With This is a two-way street, by the way. I want to learn more about you, and you want to learn more about me. So, …

Life: Fantastically Ordinary

What if I want to live a perfectly ordinary life?  What if I don’t want to rush, and push, and force my way through life only to stumble out the other side wondering why I didn’t breathe every once in while? A while ago I read this blog post in which the author talks about accepting …

Simple Journaling: Q&A a Day

I’ve tried journaling a hundred different ways, and as someone who likes to write it always confused me when my efforts failed. I usually attributed this to the fact that my journals devolved into a space for me to complain about things, or my entries taking the form of: Dear Diary, today I brushed my …

The Third Day of Blogmas: Writing & Inspiration

It’s the Third Day of Blogmas and I’m about to do something I’ve never done before; talk about my writing. This blog definitely counts as writing, but it’s a little different than writing a story, or some other fiction (which may or may not ever be read by anyone ever). Honestly, I’m not sure my …