Why I’m Going All-In On One Social Media Platform

Today’s Revelation Note: this revelation was from October 16th, 2017, and not necessarily the “today” that you are in right this moment. 😉 I’ve been thinking a lot about my social media usage, not just for consumption but for sharing my creations. Marketing. What I mean is marketing. Also, I’m trying to simplify my life. Continue reading Why I’m Going All-In On One Social Media Platform

Write About Things Even When People Won’t Shut Up About Them

Raise your left hand if you’re sick of hearing about Pokemon Go. Raise your right hand if you’re playing Pokemon Go. Clap your hands if you’re sick of hearing about Pokemon Go even though you’re playing it. It seems like over half of the articles that have crossed my path this last week have been Continue reading Write About Things Even When People Won’t Shut Up About Them

Word Count Doesn’t Matter Online

I’ve been getting a question frequently: how long should my blog posts be? Is there a minimum word amount for blog posts? Maximum? No. There isn’t. People will tell you otherwise, but I’m telling you there isn’t. Side note: this only counts when online. Magazines and other print media will require specific word counts because Continue reading Word Count Doesn’t Matter Online

Write What You Know – The Best Writing Advice I Ever Received

I hated working retail. I was a customer service representative at TJ Maxx for a year. Before that, I was a regular cashier. After that, I worked the jewelry counter. Things were great when we had a dream team of managers and employees, but managers got moved to other stores and new, terrible managers were Continue reading Write What You Know – The Best Writing Advice I Ever Received