The Resistance Monster

Life as a writer is tough. There are numerous books that shine a light on the writing process and I have read them all. This was a beloved method of procrastination that I subscribed to for many years. These books have a way of making you feel like the second you finish them you are going to run to the page and write with the fury of a reporter on deadline. … More The Resistance Monster

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Everything I know about interviewing I learned from dating

I am currently in the process of interviewing for a new job. Over the years, I have become somewhat of a job-searching expert. In fact, it has been my full-time job for longer than many of my actual jobs! The other day as I was standing in my closet deliberating between a tasteful black dress … More Everything I know about interviewing I learned from dating

The Shy Persons Guide to Being Social (and liking it)

Guess what? I am painfully¬†shy. The whole reason that I took up writing in the first place was to have a place to converse with the world that didn’t involve having to speak to someone. Over the course of my life, my shyness has manifested itself in different ways. There was a point in time … More The Shy Persons Guide to Being Social (and liking it)