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Work Experience at SMG(Shanghai Media Group)

Day 1:

It is a large building, one with tinted, reflective windows and huge block letters that spelled SMG. I got there a bit early. My parents always say that you should always be earlier than the person you need a favor from. 611 more words



Another year beckons and my mind turns to wondering what it may bring…

In terms of writing, it’s going to be busy!

Just before Christmas last year I managed to finish the first draft of my new middle grade dragon fantasy – Dragonspire (working title). 199 more words

Book News

How do I get a literary agent to like me? And other writer's conference questions

Forced socialization never ceases to freak me out, even when it might benefit my career. Networking events and conferences can be nerve-wracking when you’re just starting out, and writer’s conferences are no exception. 1,285 more words


(Jittery) Thoughts Before the AWC Writer's Conference

I love writer’s conferences. I’ve got a manuscript critique and one (possibly two) agent pitches scheduled. I get to meet writers from all over and agents and editors from New York. 411 more words


Books You Should Read: Starflight by Melissa Landers

Got a weakness for action-packed sci-fi? Meet Solara Brooks, a convicted felon determined to make to the outskirts of the galaxy and start a new life. 287 more words


Balancing Writing with a Day Job

College students across all majors have a mantra: “You have enough time for great grades, a social life, or sleep; pick two.”

Most first-time writers start out with a day job and write on the side with the hope of eventually turning a hobby into a full-blown career. 688 more words


7 Odd, Wonderful Reads from Around the Internet

Sometimes you’re just in the mood to skim something short and whacky. Here are seven of my favorite odd reads, just the tip of the iceberg on a Bookmark list spanning at least a hundred. 460 more words

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