10 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Your Conference Experience

Originally posted on Carie Juettner:
A couple of years ago, during my week of 10 Writing Tips in 5 Days, I wrote a post called “Join the Club” about becoming a member of writing organizations and attending events and going to conferences. At the time, I was talking to myself as much as anyone else, because…

A Summer of Words

Writing is like exercise, and I am out of shape. Writing is difficult, at least for me. I’m a perfectionist and a procrastinator, who’s easily distracted by new ideas, cute animals outside my window, and chocolate. None of these qualities do a consistent writer make. I’m also a teacher, and during the school year I’mContinue reading “A Summer of Words”

Writerly Resources in Austin, TX

It seems like every week I meet someone new to Austin. That’s probably because people JUST KEEP MOVING HERE. Luckily, all these recent Austinites are super nice and many of them are writers. This is a great city to live in if you’re a writer. (I know, I know, I’m supposed to tell everyone AustinContinue reading “Writerly Resources in Austin, TX”