Being a freelance writer means always having writing in the back of my mind. Essays, features, memoirs. What can I write about next is the question.
File away those humdrum playing cards. Put the checkers game in storage — for good.
This list of tantalizing summer activities includes unusual games to activate your mind or your body.
Beneath the rippling waters of South
Carolina’s Lake Murray, beyond the
wake of a passing pram, is a history as rich and deep as the lake itself. Young sailors rounding a set of buoys may be unaware of the tales this manmade lake holds.
The worst thing to happen to my writing career wasn’t creating something that failed.
It was what I failed to create.
The biggest failure of my writing career wa...
Lessons you can learn from screenwriter, director and comic book author Joss Whedon and apply to your own career success.
The massively-multiplayer online game World of Warcraft (WoW) is the game of choice for me and my husband’s family.
Three months and 17 e-mails.
That’s how much effort it took to get my first blogging client. I know it sounds a smidge ridiculous, but it was a worthy and important lesson in patience and persistence....
Thrilled. Honored. Inspired.
These adjectives describe how I felt interviewing Sophie Lizard, a freelance blogger whose guide to high-paying blogs led to me nabbing my first guest post. Her blog, “Be ...
This is a guest post by Williesha Morris. Williesha juggles the duties of a freelance writer and administrative consultant. That means she actually enjoys using Microsoft Office but also enjoys writin...
"Tell the Court I love my wife."
Those simple words from Richard Loving resonated in the minds of the attorneys arguing for the 1967 Supreme Court case Loving vs. Virginia.
Though not as recognizable ...
According to Variety magazine, that’s the number of times the N-word is spoken in Tarantino’s “Django Unchaine...
The dream of becoming a travel writer floats around in the corner of my mind. It has for several years. I was never able to make it a full-time job, but it was a dream nonetheless. I didn't care about the fly-overs, the endless waiting and walking at the airport.
When I was asked to put in my two cents about Sheryl Sandberg, my first thoughts were, "Who's Sheryl Sandberg?"
I am indeed a Facebook power user, but the politics behind who runs the social media gia...