The Pressure of Perfectionism

As you might recall from my list of goals to achieve in 2019, one of my plans for the year was to finish edits on the current draft of Guises to Keep. And as you may have seen in my June Check-In a few weeks ago, I am way behind where I wanted to be […]

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Indulging In The Life Of Jane Austen | My First Experience With An Online Course

As you might know, it’s been a little over a year since I earned my Bachelor’s of Arts degree in English and Communications. A lot of that time has been spent asking myself “What now?” and “What next?” More recently, I’ve been looking into MFA programs so I can pursue my Master’s. I’m still in […]

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Commagain? | Some Pros and Cons of the Oxford Comma

In the writing community, there are plenty of things to debate. Among the most prominent arguments out there is the use of the Oxford comma. The Oxford comma┬áis the comma found separating the penultimate and final item in a list. “Some of my favorite bands include 5 Seconds of Summer, Sheppard, 98 Degrees, and Westlife.” […]

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Sounding Off | How Building a Soundtrack Can Help Your Story

While I was in college, I had the good fortune to host a weekly radio program with the school’s student-run radio station. A lot of time was spent ahead of each broadcast assembling the perfect playlist comprised of old favorites, newer discoveries, monthly themed shows, and whatever I was in the mood for that particular […]

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