On Kids’ Cartoons (And Why They Rock)

I’m a fairly big nerd – let’s just admit that up front. That means I’m liable to geek out over the meta aspect of anything, not least of which is this blog, which is largely me writing about writing, and about how I have to be OK with that, because that’s clearly where my brain … Continue reading On Kids’ Cartoons (And Why They Rock)

You in a Nutshell – aka Cover Letters and Resumes

Conventional wisdom has it that your resume shows your job history, and your cover letter shows you. The resume is technical, the cover letter is explanatory. And you should always, always, always customize both, inputting key phrases and terms from the job posting for a bit of extra oomph. Voilà! The hiring manager is impressed … Continue reading You in a Nutshell – aka Cover Letters and Resumes

If a writer writes alone…

I haven’t written in years. Mostly. Since high school, anyway, I’ve never sat down and really written anything. Oh, there have been essays, articles, promotional ad copy, technical manuals, but all of that was for assignment. For school, for work, for others. Nothing for me. Writing is a funny thing, at least when I set … Continue reading If a writer writes alone…