I read a lot of articles about why English majors are awesome. I read about people who have successfully received jobs after graduating with an English degree. I talk to my graduate friends and encourage the heck out of them. I tell them they have special skills. I tell them they will succeed. I hope … More English major? More like fear major!
Someone once said (the jury is out on who exactly said it first) that “Writing is easy. You just open a vein and bleed.” Well excuse me if I think that is complete and utter crap. A lot of writers have explained how stories come to them. How words just show up waiting to be … More Forcing myself to write
I’ve always been a writer. In high school my genre of choice was poetry. Yes, I was that kid. In eighth grade in particular, I would sit in the back of Earth Science and scribble in my notebook. So when I decided to be a journalism major I wasn’t sure how much time I’d have … More Being a journalist and a poet?