Williesha Morris

Williesha Morris

Birmingham, AL
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Freelance Writer, Journalist

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.

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The faces of print journalism's decline

Just glancing at the results of a Google search for...

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How Dogged Persistence Landed My First Regular Blogging Gig

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....

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How to Transform Your Career Failures into Superhero-Sized Success

Lessons you can learn from screenwriter, director and comic book author Joss Whedon and apply to your own career success.

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4 Things I Learned About Writing from Playing World of Warcraft

The massively-multiplayer online game World of Warcraft (WoW) is the game of choice for me and my husband’s family.

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Game On!

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.

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Overcoming Obstacles: Interview With Blogger Sophie Lizard (Part 1)

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 ...

7 Additional Twitter Rules To Adhere To

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...

Loving Day celebration to commemorate end of interracial marriage ban

"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 ...

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REVIEW: “Django Unchained”

109 times.

According to Variety magazine, that’s the number of times the N-word is spoken in Tarantino’s “Django Unchaine...

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Creating Comfort

Throwing a hat-and-scarf party for a loved one undergoing chemotherapy for cancer.

Public should focus on Bresette family, not the investigation

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.

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Take heed and don't scoff at Sandberg's message for women

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...

Portal to the Past: Exploring The Depths of Lake Murray

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.

What this newbie loves about Birmingham

It's quite appropriate my very first post is about what I love about this city. It was tough at first, because I'm a transplant. I was born and raised in South Carolina, and I often miss it and my peo...